To provide efficient and effective emergency response services and awareness programs to the people inhabiting, employed and visiting in Douglass Township; in order to mitigate hazards and preserve life and property, as requested by the municipality, required by statute, or deemed necessary by the Chief Officers.
GFRC rapidly responds to emergencies including:
Along with responding to emergencies, GFRC is also dedicated to community outreach and fire prevention.
Have you ever thought about being a Firefighter? Our Firefighters are your neighbors, your friends, or even family members. We are 100% volunteer and are always welcoming new members to our family. If you have ever thought about joining don’t hesitate to reach out to us. We are at the station every Thursday evening for hands on trainin
Have you ever thought about being a Firefighter? Our Firefighters are your neighbors, your friends, or even family members. We are 100% volunteer and are always welcoming new members to our family. If you have ever thought about joining don’t hesitate to reach out to us. We are at the station every Thursday evening for hands on training. Stop in and see what we are all about or give us a call to set up a time to meet us at 610-367-0277.
Dedication and commitment to serving our community to the best of our ability.
To be held to the highest standards. To perform our duty with respect. To honor those before us, who stand with us, those who have fallen for us, and those who will serve after us.
Belief in the reliability, ability, and strength of our organization. To protect our neighbors with empathy, confidence and integrity.
Emphasizing the importance of learning and personal development. Continuing to embrace new challenges, seeking out new opportunities, forward thinking, continuously improving ones skills and knowledge for the betterment of oneself and our organization.
The demonstration of performance, presented with integrity, trustworthiness, honorability, and high ethical standards on or off duty. To provide service before self and a willingness to seek out those in need of help.
We promise to uphold the core values of the organization we serve. We will protect our community in the most effective and efficient manner possible. We will represent our department and our peers as professionals both on and off duty. We will make decisions and take actions that are reflective of departmental policies and procedures. We agree to use the resources provided, coupled with the training and education that we receive, to provide the highest level of protection possible to our residents, businesses and visitors of Douglass Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania and neighboring communities. And when necessary, take calculated risk to save lives and to protect property.
Gilbertsville Fire and Rescue Company is the recognized fire company providing 100% Volunteer Fire and Rescue Services to the Residents, Businesses and Visitors in Douglass Township, Montgomery County. We are available 24/7/365 to respond to any emergency that you may encounter.
Members are trained and equipped in many different types of rescue. This includes Swift Water Rescue, Ice Rescue, Vehicle Rescue, Confined Space, High and Low Angle Rescue and Trench Rescue.
We are proud to provide fire prevention and community outreach services. Involvement in our community to bring education and fire prevention is paramount to our organization. If you are interested in learning more about fire prevention or have an event that you wish to involve our fire company, please contact us at 610-367-0277.
President - Nicholas Bardman
Vice President - Kris Hammill
Treasurer - Eric Bauer
Secretary - Mckenna Powanda
Assistant Secretary - Bob Kelly
Donald Bergstresser Jr.
Fire Chief - Andrew A. Duncan
Deputy Fire Chief - Eric Bauer
Asst. Fire Chief - Nick Bardman
Fire Captain - Holly Becker
Chief Engineer - Troy Yingling Jr.
Safety Officer - Don Bergstresser
Fire Police Captain -
Fire Police Lieutenant -
Michael Diegidio Jr.