Friday, April 5th, 2019
Crews responded to the area of the Dollar General to a working vehicle fire. Job well done to all crews.
Thursday, March 28th, 2019
Highspire Fire Dept along with Mutual Aid Companies are currently on the scene of a working house fire. Prayers to all those involved. Photo Credits to: Kaitlynn Barkenstoes
Thursday, March 21st, 2019
On March 19th, 2019 Highspire Fire Dept along with Rescue 91 was dispatched to a Auto Accident. Upon arriving they did patient care til the Ambulance arrived. The crew assisted with loading up the pat...
Monday, February 25th, 2019
At 11:15pm on Monday, Feb. 25, 2019 a crew of 9 responded to 224 State St. in Middletown to assist on a working Structure Fire. Crew assisted with extinguishment and overhaul. All members of the famil...
Tuesday, July 27th, 2021
Highspire Fire Dept. shirts are available again for a limited time! Orders can be made through the link below. They will be shipped to the firehouse & arrangements for pick-up or shipping for an a...
Monday, July 26th, 2021
Today (July 26, 2021) Company 55 was invited to Lower Swatara Fire Department (Company 59) for training. Both Engine 55 with a crew of five and Engine 55-1 with a crew of four, as well as Interim Chi...
Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021
The crew has been giving up their Saturday nights to train, train, train! We have welcomed multiple new members into the department over the past 6 months, all of which are looking & eager to lear...
About us

Welcome to Highspire Volunteer Fire Department

Purpose and Mission:
The Purpose and Mission of Citizens Fire Company No. 1 of Highspire, PA shall be: In a time of need, night or day, we shall respond to protect life or property of any citizen in Highspire or any other community. We shall strive to provide the highest level of service to the department and community. Through training, hard work, and dedication we are BATTLE TESTED, BATTLE PROVEN. This mission shall also include the performance of other charitable acts and public service that may aid in the welfare of the people of the Borough of Highspire and the surrounding vicinity.

Services shall be provided primarily to residents of the Borough of Highspire and the surrounding vicinity served by the organization; to employees, while working at the businesses located in these areas; to transient persons in need of the organization's services; and to others who are in neighboring areas at the time of need for the organization's services.
Company Overview
Fire Line Officers/Positions:
Fire Chief 55:     Robert (Rob) Condran, Jr.
Chief 55-1          Donald Shenfeld, Jr.
Chief 55-2          Vacant
Capt. 55:            Vacant
Lieut. 55:            Michael Cleland
Engineer:           Donald Shenfeld Jr.
Asst. Engineer:   Vacant
Safety Officer:    Samuel (Sam) Rittner, III
Fire Police Officers:
Fire Police Capt.:    Steve Goho Sr.
Fire Police Lieut.:    Shirley Sundy
Executive Company Officers:
President:          Samuel (Sam) Rittner, III
Vice President:   Jenna Condran
Secretary:          Jess Sipe

Fireman's Relief Officers:
President:            Samuel (Sam) Rittner, III
Vice President:     Vacant
Treasurer:            Shirley Sundy
Secretary:            Jess Sipe

Company Fire Board:
   Seat 1:                          Vacant
   Seat 2:                          Vacant
   Seat 3:                          Samuel (Sam) Rittner, III
   Seat 4:                          Vacant
   Seat 5:                          Donald Shenfeld, Jr. 
   Seat 6:    
                     Christian Beutler
   Seat 7:                          Vacant
   Seat 8:                          Michael Cleland
   Seat 9:                          Michael Anderson
Administrative Board of Directors:
   Seat 1:                          A. Kay Sutch
   Seat 2:                          Carolee Roman
   Seat 3:                          Robert (Rob) Condran, Jr.
   Seat 4:                          Samuel (Sam) Rittner, III
   Seat 5:                          Michael Anderson
   Seat 5:                          Mark Stonbraker
The Citizens Fire Company No. 1 strives to provide the best possible Fire, Rescue/EMS, and Haz-Mat Operations Level protection to the residents, employees, visitors of Highspire and surrounding communities. We also strive to provide the best possible Fire Prevention Education to our community and surrounding areas.
General Information:
The Citizens Fire Company No. 1, Inc. of Highspire (Highspire Fire Department) is a non-profit organization, located in the Borough of Highspire, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, USA. Highspire is a small Borough, only 0.7 square miles, located roughly seven and a half (7.5) miles Southeast of Harrisburg, the Capitol of Pennsylvania. The population of Highspire is estimated to be around the area of 2,400(+/-) residents, as of the last census.

The Highspire Fire Department (HFD) responds to an average of roughly a little over two hundred (200) calls for service each year, with a great deal of them being automatic aid or mutual aid calls to surrounding municipalities and to neighboring Cumberland, Lebanon, York and Lancaster Counties (all of which are located in Pennsylvania).


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