The mission of the Nottingham
Fire Department is to provide the highest level of protection
possible, with regard to the preservation of life and property
to the residents, business community and the commuters passing
through Bensalem Township.
These statements are based on the needs of the community as surveyed
by the officers of this department.
-- To provide an Engine Company service whereby fire suppression
activities are performed.
-- To provide Ladder Company service whereby fire suppression
support functions are performed, also supply other specialized
emergency services as needed.
-- To provide trained personnel in dealing with fire suppression
and related emergency situations, especially with regard to life
safety and property preservation.
-- To support Emergency Medical Services as needed with a Quick
-- To provide personnel trained in Hazardous Materials to a minimum
training level of operations. All trained personnel will have
the knowledge to assist with the controlling of, and/or dealing
with the mitigation of Hazardous Materials incidents.
-- To provide the community with Public Safety Education Programs
and literature to enhance their knowledge in fire and related
-- To educate the children in the local schools, day care centers,
community groups, senior citizens and the public at large in fire