Fire, Police, & Emergency Services


Fire, Police, and Emergency Services

  • Edgmont Township Fire Co. No. 1 provides primary fire protection and rescue services for the Township, and Newtown Square Fire Company, Rocky Run Fire Company, and Middletown Fire Company provide mutual aid fire and rescue services within the Township.
  • The Pennsylvania State Police provide full-time police protection within the Township.
  • Riddle Hospital EMS provides primary Basic Life Support and Advanced Life Support services for the Township.
Edgmont Township Fire Company: As a 100% volunteer organization, Edgmont Township Fire Company No.1’s (ETFC) mission is to preserve lives, properties, and build safer communities. Serving both Edgmont and Thornbury Townships it is our duty as first responders to protect the lives and property of our Township’s residents and visitors by responding to incidents ie; alarms, fires, medical emergencies, and disasters. The Fire Company advances public safety through fire prevention and educational programs. The timely delivery of these services enables the ETFC to make significant contributions to the protection of our surrounding communities and homeland security efforts. All of this is done with honor, integrity, sacrifice, and purpose for the safety of our community. For more information or to volunteer, visit: To set up a visit or fire prevention class, contact Edgmont Township Fire Co’s Fire Prevention & Education coordinator, Michael Barney at or call (610) 325-5868.
Law Enforcement - PA State PoliceThe PA State Police (PSP) handle all law enforcement matters for the Township of Edgmont. Please call the PA State Police for all matters requiring police assistance. Dial 9-1-1 in an emergency, or 484-840-1000 for non-emergencies. The local PSP barracks is located at 1342 W. Baltimore Pike, Media. This location also has a “Drug Take-Back Box” available on site for the disposal of old and unused medications. For more information and resources, visit
Important Fire Safety Websites & Local Resources:
For a list of Fire Safety Tip Sheets visit: