Firefighters in West Conshohocken are VOLUNTEER. 69 percent of firefighters in the United States are volunteers.
Our mission is to provide fire suppression, rescue and emergency services to the Borough of West Conshohocken and the citizens of the surrounding communities.
The George Clay Fire Company responds to approximately 250 calls a year in West Conshohocken and the surrounding communities. We respond to:
Residential building fires
Commercial building fires
Vehicle fires / Vehicle rescues / Vehicle accidents
Vehicle fires on I-76 and I-476
Water rescues on the Schuylkill river
Swiftwater / flooding related rescues
Technical rope rescues
These constitute a small part of the types of calls our volunteer members respond to here at Station 39.
Station 39 is a participating department in The Office of the State Fire Commissioner of Pennsylvania (OSFC) Volunteer Fire Service Certification Program, and is recognized at the 75% level. Station 39's membership strives for excellence in all our training, community engagements, and most importantly emergency service settings. We instill a can-do attitude to all of our emergency responders and push them to be self-starters in the realm of firefighting and emergency response. Come be a part of our team for the citizens of West Conshohocken Borough and our surrounding communities.
Our fire company works closely with our community partners in West Conshohocken to provide fire safety and fire education.
Our Apparatus consists of Quint 39 (Ladder) Squad 39, Squad 39-1 (both rescue pumpers), Utility 39, Marine 39, and Car 39 (command / chiefs’ vehicle). We respond to all fire related emergencies in West Conshohocken Borough. We maintain mutual aid agreements with our neighboring municipalities of Conshohocken, Lower Merion, Upper Merion, Plymouth, and Radnor (Delaware county) for fire related incidents.
GEORGE CLAY FIRE COMPANY