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About Us General information about the MLFD, including demographics, management, and operations.

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Recruitment Join Our Team...Get On The Truck!

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Emergency Services Information regarding emergency services including suppression, tech rescue, haz mat, EMS, and training benchmarks and baseline performance.

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Fire Prevention Permits, forms, applications, and fire code information

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Life Safety Education Learn more about the school program and other safety-related community education initiatives

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Kids Station Fun things to do including supporting information for the school program curriculum

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Community Outreach Learn about the Citizen's Fire Academy, Special Needs Program, Fireplace Inspections, Juvenile Fire Setter Intervention, and more

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News & Events Keep current on departmental news and events

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1 Volunteer

sb01Every day volunteer professionals work side-by-side with career staff to save lives, protect property, and forge ties with the community. More info...

2 Pay Online

Pay your private fire alarm permit, operational permit, or plans review on line with a credit or debit card. Pay Now

3 Citizen's Academy

Want to know what it's like to be a firefighter? Register now for the 2019 Citizen's Fire Academy. More Info...

4 2018 Report

The 2018 Annual Report highlights the department's activities and performance in 2018. Read more...


bb01The Municipality of Mt. Lebanon, located on the southern border of the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is served by a combination fire department consisting of 17 career and 50 volunteer fire fighters serving a population of approximately 33,000. The Municipality spans 6.2 square miles consisting of mostly residential and commercial properties. The fire department operates out of a single fire station with three engines, a ladder truck, a rescue truck, a mobile command unit, a collapse rescue trailer, and four squads. The department responds to approximately 1,700 calls annually and participates in over 1,000 hours of community-related activities. read more...

Internationally Accredited Agency

wb01Mt. Lebanon Fire Department achieved “Accredited Agency" status from the Commission on Fire Accreditation International (CFAI) in 2012, and was re-accredited in 2017. CFAI is dedicated to assisting fire and emergency service agencies achieve organizational and professional excellence. Mt. Lebanon is one of only 200 fire agencies in the United States and Canada to achieve this elite status, recognized worldwide as a measure of excellence. The accreditation is the result of years of effort by Fire Chief Nick Sohyda and the department’s career and volunteer staff. “This achievement validates our commitment to continuous improvement and superior service delivery in a highly efficient and cost effective manner,” Sohyda said. “To know we were evaluated against national standards and internationally recognized best management practices should assure residents that our department is among the most professional in the country.” read more...