Thank you for stopping by our site. Good Will Fire Company #1 of Trexlertown, also known as Trexlertown Fire Company, has proudly served the residents of Trexlertown, Breinigsville and all of Upper Macungie Township since 1916. We are 100% staffed by volunteers who hold themselves to the highest of professional standards. We invite you to browse our site to learn more about our history, our members, the services we provide our community and the ways in which you can support us or volunteer and join us. There are many opportunities to serve that don’t involve running into a burning building.
We are here to serve you, the residents of Upper Macungie Township, and we welcome the opportunity to answer any questions you may have about our services, events we host, fire safety or even just to give a tour of our facilities and apparatus. Don’t hesitate to contact us, or feel free to stop in if you see us at the fire house.

Thank you again for visiting our site, and stay safe.

Lower Macungie Township 2nd Alarm Dwelling Fire

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Photos courtesy Nester Video Productions

Trexlertown Fire Company responded to the eastern side of Lower Macungie Township early Wednesday morning, February 25, for mutual aid on a second alarm dwelling fire. First arriving crews from Station 30 (Lower Macungie) and Station 31 (Western Salisbury) reported heavy fire on arrival and the second alarm was immediately struck. Tanker 2521 responded with a full crew and provided assistance with water supply, fire suppression and overhaul. Crews not only battled heavy fire but below freezing temperatures while bring the fire under control. Other responding stations included Station 7 (Emmaus), Station 32 (Woodlawn) and Station 56 (Upper Macungie Township) as well as Engine 10 from the city of Allentown for RIT.

Good Will Fire Company’s Annual Fastnacht sale starts now!

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It’s that time of year again – the members of Good Will Fire Company will be preparing in excess of 40,000 fastnachts for our annual fundraiser.  For those who are new to the area, or just not familiar, a fastnacht is a Pennsylvania Dutch doughnut that is traditionally eaten in the days leading up to Shrove Tuesday, more commonly referred to as Mardi Gras. The word “fastnacht” means “the night before the fast,” since the doughnuts are eaten the night before Lent, when fasting is usually observed by many Christians until Easter Sunday. Making and eating fastnachts was a way to consume all the fats, such as butter and lard, kept in the house pantry, as these rich ingredients were seen as lavish and were not supposed to be eaten during the Lenten season.

The price is $7.00 per dozen, so whether you’re a loyal yearly customer or a transplant to the area who would like to try out an old Pennsylvania Dutch tradition, please give us a call to place your orders at (610) 398-3152 or (610) 395-1194.  Fastnacht orders can be picked up at the firehouse beginning Saturday, February 14th through Monday February 16th.  We may have some left the weekend before Lent begins, but the only way to be sure to get these authentic fastnachts is to place your order now!

Snow is coming. Now is time to Adopt a Fire Hydrant

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With the upcoming snow fall, Good Will Fire Company would like to remind you that a clearly visible, accessible fire hydrant could save your home – or even your life. If a fire hydrant is buried in snow, firefighters can lose valuable time trying to locate it when they first arrive at a fire. You can perform a valuable public service and protect yourself, your family and your neighbors by taking the responsibility for shoveling out and clearing any fire hydrants near your home during and after a snowstorm. With more snow sure to be on the way, we’d like to offer these suggestions:

Know the location of all fire hydrants in your neighborhood.

Make sure they are shoveled clear after each snowfall.

Clear away any snow and ice in the area surrounding these fire hydrants.

Clear the snow three feet all around the hydrant so firefighters have enough room to connect a hose.

We would also like to remind you to look out for your elderly or handicap neighbors as well, by taking a few extra minutes to shovel out their hydrants.

Please take some time now to save precious minutes in case of a fire. A few scoops of snow today could make all the difference later.