Fire Protection

The Alpha Fire Company provides fire, rescue, and related emergency services to the Borough of State College and the Centre Region. Alpha Fire Company is all-volunteer. The 95-member Company responds to approximately 1,000 emergencies annually, operating out of three fire stations:
  • Main Station, 400 West Beaver Avenue
  • College Township Sub-Station, 1481 East College Avenue.
  • Patton Township Sub-Station, 2598 Green Tech Drive

Visit, for a complete review of the Fire Company. If you have an emergency, dial 9-1-1 on your phone to contact the Centre County Emergency Communications Center. Be prepared to give the telecommunicator who answers complete information regarding the location and nature of the emergency you are reporting.

If you think your house is on fire DO NOT return to the house to make the 9-1-1 call, you might become trapped! Make the call using a cell phone or call from a nearby house or business. Homeowners should have their house numbers prominently displayed to help emergency responders locate their house quickly.

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