Emergency Services

The following organization proudly serves the residents of Lower Towamensing Township.

Police Services:

Lower Towamensing Township is served by the Pennsylvania State Police, Troop N, Lehighton Barracks. To make a non-emergency call please use (610) 681-1850, otherwise for emergencies call 911 immediately. In 2014, the State Police moved into their new barracks located at 9170 Interchange Road in Towamensing Township, please note the new phone number for the barracks.

Emergency Number: 911
Non-Emergency: (610) 681-1850

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Fire and EMS Services:

Fire Department:

The Aquashicola Volunteer Fire Company was founded in 1929 and provides fire protection, rescues and fire prevention for Lower Towamensing Township. The AFD relies on volunteers to help run its organization. If interested in helping this organization you can stop by on a Monday night to become a volunteer, or you can support their numerous fundraising efforts throughout the year. We support our fire department and we value and appreciate their dedication to protecting our residents and property within Lower Towamensing Township.

Emergency Number: 911
Non-Emergency Communications: (800) 452-1813
Fire Station: (610) 826-2066
Hall Rentals: (610) 390-0905
Fire Extinguishers: (610) 826-6387

Physical Address: 270 Little Gap Road, Palmerton, PA 18071
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 41, Aquashicola, PA 18012

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Emergency Medical Services:

Palmerton Community Ambulance Association provides basic life support and medical response to Lower Towamensing Township. For more information, you can contact them at (610) 826-7609. We appreciate the service they provided to our Township.

Emergency Number: 911
Main Office: (610) 826-7600
Ambulance Station: (610) 826-7609
Fax: (610) 826-7601
Transport Number: (570) 656-2538
                                 (610) 826-7609

Physical Address: 501 Delaware Avenue, Palmerton, PA 18071
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 2, Palmerton, PA 18071

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Lehighton Ambulance provides advance life support and medical response to Lower Towamensing Township in conjunction with the Palmerton Community Ambulance Association.

Emergency Number: 911
Non-Emergency: (610) 377-5155
Fax Number: (610) 377-5576

Physical Address: 516 Iron Street, Lehighton, PA 18235-0082
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 82, Lehighton, PA 18235-0082

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Emergency Management:

Emergency Management is the process of coordinating available resources to deal with emergencies effectively, thereby saving lives, avoiding injury, and minimizing economic loss. We accept the responsibility to maintain an ongoing program of mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery.

Local Emergency Management Coordinator: Rory Koons

Other Agencies: