William Gillespie II

Fire Chief (2501)

Position(s): Firefighter

Bill joined Trexlertown Fire Company in 2008 and has been in the fire service since 1987, starting with the Manville Fire Department in Manville, New Jersey. He moved to Lower Saucon, Pennsylvania in 1991, joining Dewey Fire Co. #1. During his time with Dewey, Bill moved through the ranks up to the position of Fire Chief and Borough Fire Marshal.

Bill is employed with VFIS as the Eastern PA Sales Executive. In addition to his volunteering in Emergency Services, he is also a Master Mason with the Bethlehem Masonic Lodge #283. Bill is married to Stacia and has four children; Alex, Madeline, William III and Courtney.


Pro Board Fire Fighter I

Pro Board Fire Fighter II

Pro Board Instructor I

Pro Board Officer I

Pro Board Officer II

Pro Board Hazmat Ops

Fire Investigator

Truck Co. Ops I & II

Ropes I & II

Highway Scene Safety Instructor

CPR & AED Certified

EVOC Instructor

PA DOH Rescue Technician

Special Vehicle Rescue Technician

ICS 100,200,300,400,700,800

Basic Fire Police

PA State Evaluator

B.S. Fire Science