New Bethlehem Fire Company meets the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 7pm @ the New Bethlehem Fire Hall
Organized in 1879 under the name The Friendship Fire Association, the fire company was reorganized under the name New Bethlehem Fire Company #1 in 1904. It was again reorganized in 1932 under the name New Bethlehem Fire Company #1 and Relief Association.
It has served the borough of New Bethlehem and it’s surrounding area for many years. Since its formation two other companies have formed within a five mile area of New Bethlehem
The New Bethlehem Fire Company #1 covers the area of New Bethlehem Borough, Porter Township and parts of Redbank Township in Clarion County and South Bethlehem Borough in Armstrong County. It covers approximately 56.49 miles and is still a completely volunteer department.