Public Safety

Emsworth Volunteer Fire Company, Inc.


The fire company was formed in May of 1905 and incorporated in June 1911. EVFC is a non-profit organization providing fire, rescue and disaster services to Emsworth, Kilbuck Township, and Glenfield Boroughs, and assists to neighboring communities. The fire company is strictly voluntary; no compensation is received for the countless hours of training and service. The Fire Company always welcomes new volunteers. Please call (412) 766-3055 for membership information; there are many ways within the fire company to serve your community other than firefighting.

Chief:  Jim Kohl

Assistant Fire Chief: Mike Adams
President: Joseph Koehler

The Ohio Township Police Department


The Ohio Township Police Department has been providing 24-hour service to Emsworth Borough since 1993. The Department is fully computerized and is equipped with state of the art equipment.

Chief of Police: Norbert Micklos

Fire Marshal Special Needs Resident Registry

Emsworth Borough Bureau of the Fire Marshal requests that any family member who may need special help during an emergency register with the Fire Marshal.

When an emergency call comes in, the address will be typed into a secure software program on a laptop installed in the fire trucks. The firefighters are then advised if anyone at the address needs special assistance, and will respond accordingly.

Senior Wellness Program


Are you a senior citizen or a disabled resident of the Borough of Emsworth? The Council of Emsworth Borough, in conjunction with the Ohio Township Police Department, is offering a daily wellness telephone call to your home. This telephone call will help assure that you are and and give you a peace of mind.

To participate in this service, applications are available at the Emsworth Borough Office, Monday - Friday 9am to 3pm, 412-761-1161, or you can download and print a Senior Wellness Program application form from our website.

Robert Bennett, Fire Marshal