The Pittsville Fire Department is a non-profit private corporation with a history going back to the late 1800's. The department became a corporation in 1953. EMS was established in 1971. We presently serve over 6,000 residents in 11 different political jurisdictions covering 300 square miles.
The department is classified as a combination department with 30 active personnel who respond to calls. Members may work as a firefighter, Emergency Medical Technician or both.
We respond to over 300 calls per year; EMS (Intermediate), fire, swift water, ice rescue, as well as mutual aid responses to and from our neighboring departments, are all a part of our calls.