What is the emergency telephone
number in the Borough of Walnutport?
9-1-1 is the telephone number you should dial for Police, Fire and EMS services. This also includes cell phones.
What number should I dial for non-emergency calls in the Borough of Walnutport?
610-437-5252 will connect you to the Lehigh County Communications Center. This is for non-emergency calls for Police, Fire and EMS services (ex. water in basement, cat in a tree). Even though Walnutport Borough is physically located in Northampton County, all of our emergency services (police, fire, EMS) are dispatched by Lehigh County's 9-1-1 Center which is located in the City of Allentown.
Do you solicit funds over the phone?
NO. The Diamond Fire Company has only one fund drive per year which we mail directly to the residents and property owners. We DO NOT solicit donations via phone calls. Any solicitations by phone do not benefit your local fire services.
How do we donate to your department?
1) MAIL - Diamond Fire Company, P.O. Box 209, Walnutport, PA 18088.
2) STOP BY - Our station is located at 209 Washington Street in Walnutport Borough.
I've heard about a new device called an "Automatic External
Defibrillator" (AED). What is an AED?
An AED is small basic life saving device that is used to “Jump Start” your heart. Currently we are equipped with 3 AED's on our fire apparatus. We also respond with these AED's automatically along with Northern Valley EMS on certain medical calls.
Does Diamond Fire Company pump flooded basements?
Yes. By calling 610-437-5252 a dispatcher will obtain all appropriate information and dispatch our department to your residence.
Does Diamond Fire Company fill swimming pools?
No. Due to insurance and liability reasons, we no longer fill swimming pools.
What is the purpose of a Special Fire Police Officer?
A Pennsylvania Special Fire Police Officer is a member of our department empowered by the Borough of Walnutport to handle emergency situations throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. They are trained to address those situations and difficulties the public faces when encountering them. Job duties include making the scene safe for both firefighters and the public and directing motorists around the scene of an accident / emergency scene to name a few.
What is the phone number for the Diamond Fire Company Social (Bingo) Hall?
610-767-8476, Bingo is held every Tuesday and Saturday evening.
Is there a burning ordinance in the Borough of Walnutport?
Yes. There is NO burning of any kind in the Borough. An open fire may be set ONLY in a grill or similar receptacle, solely for cooking food.
If there are any questions you may have that were not covered above, don't hesitate to give us a call at the fire station (610-767-9629).