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


  • Mayor Papenfuse Officially Welcomes 13 New Fire Cadets

    Mayor Papenfuse Officially Welcomes 13 New Fire Cadets

    Mayor Eric Papenfuse officially welcomed 13 new recruits for the Harrisburg Fire Department on Wednesday at a press conference at the Public Safety building on the campus of Harrisburg Area Community College. . “We are excited to welcome these new recruits to the Fire Department,” Mayor Papenfuse said. “They will now enter an important period

  • Mayor Papenfuse Praises Harrisburg Firefighters on Historic Agreement

    Mayor Eric Papenfuse praised Harrisburg firefighters for their self-less service to the people of Harrisburg in voting to accept a new contract agreement.  Members of the Capital City Paid Firefighter’s Association IAFF Local 428 voted to accept difficult concessions to ensure the City of Harrisburg can move into economic recovery with a balanced budget.  “This



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