The FEMA app is your one-stop-shop with tools and tips to keep you safe before, during, and after disasters. Stay updated with weather related alerts from the U.S. National Weather Service. Upload and share your disaster photos to help out emergency managers. Save a custom list … [Read more...]


Fire Marshal Sweeney Retires

Congratulations to Fire Marshal Charlie Sweeney on his retirement after 25 years of service as Fire Marshal and more than 40 years of service to the Norristown Community as a firefighter and Chief of the Department. … [Read more...]


A Busy 24

Norristown Firefighters along with numerous firefighters from the surrounding area tackled two house fires in less than 24 hours. The first fire in the 1200 Blk of Powell St came in around 11:45pm. Upon arrival, fire was already showing from the second floor windows and extending … [Read more...]


Two Alarm Fatal Fire

It was a tragic day in Norristown as a young boys runs back into a burning home to find his father. Little did he know his father was able to escape the flames from a second floor window. Please remember to NEVER return to a burning building. Call 911 and let the firefighters … [Read more...]

Blizzard Safety Tips

With a Blizzard Watch issued for the Norristown Area, residents are urged to take “common sense” precautions to ensure their safety. • Stay off the roads and park your car in your driveway to allow snow plows and emergency vehicles to pass. • Clear fire hydrants in your area. • … [Read more...]

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The Santa Express Rolls into Norristown

The Santa Express rolled into Norristown Saturday, and with the help of a bunch of elves from the Norristown Fire Department and the Norristown Eagles Football Team, smiles stretched across the faces of the Children of Norristown     … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Day Fire Safety Tip

  Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires. The average number of home fires on Thanksgiving Day is normally double the average number of fires in homes all other days. So help keep our community safe by sharing these safety tips:   • Stay in the kitchen … [Read more...]


Norristown’s Newest Firefighter

Norristown's newest career firefighter, Andrew Stiteler, was sworn in at the November's Municipal Council Meeting by Council President Sonya Sanders. Andrew was a volunteer member of the Fairmount Engine Company No. 2 in Norristown and previously worked for the Pottstown Fire … [Read more...]

FIDO Bags Donated to NFD

Firefighters Lee and Spitko and "Kindle" display the FIDO Bags donated by the Fetch Foundation to the Norristown Fire Department. The FIDO Bag's program supplies firefighters with lifesaving tools to administer medical attention to your pets at the point of rescue. Our … [Read more...]

Teacher's Guide

Sesame Street Fire Safety Program for preschool children More than half of child fire deaths are among children age four or younger – making them an important audience for fire prevention and education. If you’ve ever visited a preschool classroom to discuss fire safety, or … [Read more...]

Fire Smart Day

All are welcome to Fire Smart Day at the Elmwood Park Zoo on Sunday, October 4, 2015 from 11am - 4pm. Free give-a-ways and interactive games for the kids. Norristown Fire Department always promoting Fire Safety and Prevention! … [Read more...]

Elm Street Two Alarmer

Norristown Firefighters along with many additional firefighters from the surrounding area battled a two alarm house fire in the 100 Blk of West Elm Street on September 29th around 10am. Upon arrival, fire had taken over both floors of the house and started running under the … [Read more...]