The Municipality of Penn Hills is located approximately 10 miles east of the City of Pittsburgh in Allegheny County, and covers approximately 19 square miles. Penn Hills is comprised of commercial and industrial buildings, single and multi-residential high-rise buildings, and numerous retail shopping centers. Penn Hills’ population ranges from 60,000 to 80,000 throughout the day. The Penn Hills Fire Department is made up of six fire stations, which provide fire protection, fire prevention / public education, with stations 222, 223, and 227 providing vehicle rescue and other various phases of rescue services. Penn Hills No.7 is comprised of about 35 individuals who are dedicated to serving the residents of Penn Hills and surrounding communities on a daily basis.
Penn Hills No.7 responds to a wide variety of incidents, both in Penn Hills and also assisting neighboring communities such as Verona, Plum, Wilkins Twp, Monroeville, Churchill, North Braddock, Forest Hills, East Pittsburgh, Braddock Hills, and Edgewood. Station 227 was organized in 1949 and has proudly been serving the Municipality of Penn Hills for 68 years. Station 227 provides 100% volunteer fire and rescue services. Station 227 has a wide variety of fire & rescue vehicles in its arsenal such as, one (1) heavy duty Class A pumper, one (1) heavy rescue, one (1) 100ft ladder truck, one (1) fire officer command vehicle, one (1) light duty service vehicle.
Penn Hills No.7 greatest asset is its members. We have about 25 active members, many of whom are lifetime members. If you are interested in helping your neighbor and your municipality, become a volunteer!!! Click just click the “join” link at the top of the page for more info.
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