Who We Are

Protecting homes and properties since 1942, Upper Milford Western District Fire Co., commonly known as Old Zionsville Fire Department Station 19, is a 100% volunteer organization, with thirty fire fighters and fire police.

Due to experiencing costly fires which destroyed several Upper Milford business places and having in mind the hazards of World War II, citizens of the township decided to organize a Fire Company for their mutual protection. With a meeting on March 4, 1942 in Zionsville Reformed Church it was decided to have two Fire Companies, one in Vera Cruz and the other at Old Zionsville.

Sportsman’s Raffle, Nov 4th, 2023

Upper Milford 2023 Raffle

Find Out What’s Happening at the Fire Co.

It’s time for our yearly fund drive and boy have things changed since last year. Click the Donate to learn more about our 2023 Annual Drive.


Upper Milford Western District Fire Co. 2023 Raffle

This is more than just a sportman’s raffle, it’s a cash raffle too as the winning ticket will have the opportunity to choose between the sportman vs. the cash prize.  Each ticket gives you the chance to win any of the sportman’s or the cash drawing if selected which benefits the Upper Milford Western District Fire Co.

Planning a special event? Our social hall holds up to 150 people comfortably, and our commercial style kitchen is available to use.

For more rental information, please call 610-966-3541, leave a message, and one of our committee members will return your call.

So think of us to when planning your next special event, reunion, shower, or reception.

If We Can’t Find You … We Can’t Help You!

Safety Officials Ask Citizens to Go Buy the Numbers
It’s 1:30 a.m. and the police department gets a report from a woman afraid there is a burglar in her home. She hides in a closet with a cordless phone and dials the dispatcher and gives her address to the dispatcher. Police arrive quickly to the neighborhood, but have trouble finding the residence because there is no visible house number. This is just an example of the many cases that can be pointed out by members of the Pennsylvania State Police. Both Upper Milford Fire Departments along with the Emmaus and Macungie ambulance corps. can not stress enough, the necessity for large reflective numbers on homes and businesses.

Reflective Address Marker

Click below to download our reflective address marker order form. Print out the form, fill it out, and mail it with your check to:

Upper Milford Western Dist. Fire Co. # 1
PO Box 302
Old Zionsville, PA 18068

UMWD Fire Company

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All our workers are volunteer firefighters who risk their lives to protect our community. Join today and be part of something great.