Fire Department and Ambulance


Non-Emergency – (724) 946-2544


New Wilmington Fire Department

140 West Neshannock Avenue

(Across from the Post Office)

Fire emergency and ambulance service dispatching is handled by our local Emergency Operations Center (LEOC).

The fire department operates on a volunteer basis and covers not only the Borough, but also the surrounding Wilmington Townships in Lawrence and Mercer counties. They also assist other fire departments when needed.

The fire department has two grass trucks, three pumper tankers (one is a tanker pumper, one is a rescue pumper and one is a standard pumper) and one tank truck with portable pumps and lighting equipment.  In addition there are two emergency generators, breathing units with extra tanks and miscellaneous equipment.  All equipment is on a county-wide radio band.  In addition to the Borough, the New Wilmington Volunteer Fire Department covers Lawrence County to the south, Wilmington Township, Mercer County to Interstate 80 to the north, Cotton School Road to the west and Shephard School Road to the east.