Chief Brian Enterline

Office of Fire Chief

Additional Information

The Harrisburg Bureau of Fire exists to serve the City of Harrisburg, and when needed, the greater Harrisburg metropolitan area by providing effective fire suppression, emergency medical services, tactical rescue, urban search and rescue, water rescue, hazardous materials response, fire prevention, fire codes enforcement, and public safety educations.

The Bureau of Fire is a team of highly motivated diverse individuals dedicated in common to public interaction and providing efficient services.

This involves the use of modern fire and rescue equipment, integrated up-to-date training and safety techniques, computer technology, and cooperation with surrounding fire, rescue, and EMS agencies to provide the best service available by making public safety and protection our perpetual primary priority.

Contact Us

123 Walnut St., Suite 220
Harrisburg, PA 17101-1678
Phone: 311

Frequently Asked Questions

Does The Harrisburg Fire Department Provide Fire Safety And Education Classes For Groups?

Please contact the Fire Safety/Prevention officer, Eriq Nowlin at 717-255-6466.

Does The Harrisburg Fire Department Donate Free Smoke Detectors?

Yes, if you are a city resident. Please contact your local fire department or call us at 717-255-6464

How Can I Get A Fire Engine Out To An Event?

Please contact the Bureau of Fire Department at 717-255-6464

News & Events



      May 26, 2017 Harrisburg, PA — Mayor Eric Papenfuse will swear in 11 new fire recruits during ceremonies at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Fire Station No. 2, 140 N 16th St. The new recruits, which includes a female firefighter, will bring to 82 the number of firefighters in the Harrisburg Fire Department. “I congratulate the recruits

  • Fire Bureau Statement on Barley Lane Fire

    The Harrisburg Bureau of Fire reports that a victim from the fire on Barley Lane that occurred on November 9, 2016 has died. Shanice Johnson, 15, died on Sunday, November 13, 2016 as a result of the injuries she received during the fire. This is the first fire death in the City of Harrisburg since

  • 2016 Fire Safety Tips

    January 19, 2016 Harrisburg, PA –The Harrisburg Bureau of Fire announced today fire safety tips that residents of Central PA can follow to keep themselves safe during frigid winter temperatures and the impending snow fall. “The Bureau of Fire is committed to keeping the residents of Harrisburg and the entire Harrisburg region safe from fire and



26aug4:00 pm- 8:00 pmCentral PA Crab, Beer & Wine Festival