POLICE SERVICES ARE PROVIDED TO FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP BY:
THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE POLICE
3033 Old Harrisburg Rd
Gettysburg, PA 17325
DIAL 911 OR 717-334-8111 FOR ASSISTANCE
BUCHANAN VALLEY VOLUNTEER
FIRE DEPARTMENT, INC.
1180 Buchanan Valley Road
Orrtanna, Pennsylvania 17353
Phone: 717-677-9234 • Fax: 717-677-9132
Fire Chief Michael Spielman and Department President Tim Baldwin
BVFD takes great pride in being a “Community Fire Department”. Our family based membership is one of the hardest working Volunteer Organizations in the region. With a “live in” program, BVFD is almost always staffed by trained Volunteers ready to help. Please feel free to stop and see your Community FD anytime you are driving past.
BVFD averages 350 emergency responses each year. With currently almost 100 active Members, BVFD stays very busy. Over 200 hours of certified training via Bucks County Community College is completed in house every year. BVFD has the leading Junior Firefighter program in the area. Currently there are 16 young men and women ages 13-17 involved at BVFD. Please reach out to BVFD with any questions in regards to the Junior Program.
Membership packets are available at the Station. BVFD Meetings are the 2nd Wednesday of each month. Please feel free to contact either Chief Michael Spielman or President Tim Baldwin with any questions.
Chief Spielman: 717-677-0870
President: Linda Spielman
CASHTOWN COMMUNITY FIRE DEPARTMENT
1069 Old Route 30
Cashtown, PA 17310
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 172 Cashtown, PA 17310
Fire Chief Jeff Bowling and Department President Bruce Strasbaugh
The Cashtown Community Fire Department has been providing emergency services to the Cashtown area since 1923. We currently operate four pieces of apparatus including a 2012 International / 4 Guys tanker carrying 2,200 gallons of water; a 2001 Pierce pumper; a 1991 International / Swab rescue squad; and a 1985 Chevrolet 4×4 brush unit. Our members stay very active throughout the year answering approximately 300 calls for service, attending training, and conducting a variety of fundraisers. The department is always looking for new volunteers. If you would like to get involved, please see our contact information listed above.
ARENDTSVILLE COMMUNITY FIRE DEPARTMENT
Fire Chief Matt Johnson and Department President Mark Fulton
A small section of Franklin Township is provided fire protection by the Arendtsville Community Fire Department. For any fire-related emergency Dial 911.