Emergency Management

Township Office of Emergency Management

The Whitemarsh Township Office of Emergency Management team consists of the Fire Marshal, Police Department, two (2) local fire companies, Public Works Department, and the Township Administration Department. Together, the various departments within the township have over 100 years of combined emergency management experience.

The Township Office of Emergency Management is pro-active within the community, constantly training to keep up-to-date with everyday changes in the technology for the safety of everyone living and working in the township.

Contact for Questions

If you have any questions or would like to know more about the Emergency Operations Plan, please contact the Emergency Services Management Administrator by telephone at 484-594-2614, or by email.

Fire & Ambulance Services

First responders to emergency calls are crucial in any town. In addition to the Whitemarsh Township Police, there are 2 fire companies and 1 EMS squad, comprised of both paid and volunteer personnel expertly trained to provide life-saving help where and when needed.

Special Needs Registry

The Special Needs Registry is an alert for Emergency Management Coordinators to identify individuals who would be unable to evacuate in a disaster situation is available to residents. This is a cooperative effort between Bucks, Chester, and Montgomery counties.


Residents are strongly encouraged to take advantage of the opportunity to upgrade to the new system. The old system, ReadyNotify, is no longer active as of June 30, 2015.

Watch the County video on how ReadyMontco works.

Whitemarsh Township Business Registry

The Office of Emergency Management plans and coordinates resources within the township in the event of an emergency. Business owners are encouraged to complete and submit the registry form (PDF) to the Emergency Services Management Administrator to obtain vital information during an emergency.