About the Harrisburg Professional Firefighters
The Harrisburg Professional Firefighters, known as Capital City Paid Firefighter’s Association IAFF Local 428 represents the 86 career firefighters of the City of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
The City of Harrisburg is the Capital City of Pennsylvania. The 2010 census reveals a population of 49,528. This ranks Harrisburg as the 9th largest city in the state. Additionally, the weekday workforce increases the population to approximately 150,000.
Our members provide around-the-clock fire suppression, vehicle rescue, water rescue, advanced tactical rescue and emergency medical services. Operating out of 3 fire stations we staff 1 Rescue/Engine, 2 Engines, 1 Tower/Ladder and 1 Tractor Drawn Aerial.
Our average annual call volume is 3,400 dispatched calls for service. We also provide regular inspection services, pre-incident site surveys, public safety education and community relations activities. Special Operations include tactical rescue with Rescue 1 and PA Task Force 1 Urban Search & Rescue.