Lower Mount Bethel Township
2004 Hutchison Avenue / Martins Creek, Pa 18063 / 610-252-5074

Emergency Services

Lower Mount Bethel Township Lower Mount Bethel Township Sandts Eddy Fire Company
PO Box 247
Martins Creek, PA 18063

George Russo, Jr., Chief
Jeff Larrison, Sr., 2nd Assistant Chief
George Russo, Sr., 3rd Assistant Chief
Stephen Weston, President
Jason Fleming, Vice-President
Beatrice Larrison, Treasurer
Darlene Mowrey, Secretary

The LMBT/Sandt’s Eddy Fire Company wishes to remind all residents that the fire company must be notified before you begin any burning. Fire Chief George Russo, Jr. may be reached at (484) 548-8630.

The following regulations shall be adhered to when burning:

No person or persons shall set or maintain any fire upon any street, sidewalk, alley or public ground.

  1. No burning of any kind on Sundays and legal holidays
  2. Fires are permissible Monday through Friday between sunrise and sunset and on Saturday from sunrise until 3:00 p.m. No garbage whatsoever, or rubber of any kind, shingles, oil based products, or toxic or hazardous materials shall be burned at any time or any place. All fires must be attended at all times by at least one adult person. No burning shall be permitted after 6:00 p.m. prevailing time.
  3. All burning permitted must be confined to a noncombustible container. No fire shall be closer than thirty feet from any building or from any property line.
  4. The burning of brush, tree stumps and branches, is allowed on days and hours previously described but only after permission has been secured from the fire chief of the Lower Mount Bethel Township Sandt's Eddy Fire Company.
  5. Violations of this ordinance will result in fines of not more than three hundred ($300) dollars and costs of prosecution and possible imprisonment of not more than ten (10) days.

The Fire Chief and his staff are responsible for the enforcement of Ordinance 10-07 (Burning Ordinance) and have full authority invested in them by the Board of Supervisors of Lower Mount Bethel Township to investigate and, if necessary, pursue action with the local magistrate.

Donate your "Junk Cars" to the fire company for training.
Donate your "Used Clothing" to the fire company. The proceeds go towards equipment.
Please place the clothing in plastic bags and drop them in the shed located at the fire company parking lot.

CodeRED Community Notification Enrollment

CodeRED is a FREE emergency notification service available to all residents and businesses. The system will notify you of emergency information through phone calls, text messages, social media and the CodeRED Mobile Alert App. The system will be used to keep you informed of local events that may immediately impact your safety, such as COVID-19 updates, evacuations, snow emergencies or a shelter-in-place. It can also notify you of upcoming coming community events and information, such as Community Days or lost pets.

Please Click HERE to enroll in CodeRed or text LMBT to 99411.


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