Gallitzin Borough   EST. 1872
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411 Convent Street
Suite 20
Gallitzin, PA 16641


Gallitzin Borough


Gallitzin Fire Company

The Gallitzin Fire Company is a 100% volunteer organization founded in September of 1903.
The Gallitzin Fire Company provides volunteer fire prevention, suppression, rescue services and quick response service (QRS) to the residents, visitors and those traveling through Gallitzin Borough, Tunnelhill Borough, Gallitzin Township and neighboring communities. The Gallitzin and Tunnelhill Borough Councils have recognized the Gallitzin Fire Company as the primary fire service for Gallitzin and Tunnelhill Boroughs. The Gallitzin Township Supervisors have recognized the Gallitzin Fire Company as the primary fire service for certain areas of Gallitzin Township.
The Gallitzin Fire Company consists of approximately twenty (20) active volunteers, manning two (2) engines, one (1) squad and one (1) utility. Service is provided from a single station located at 210 St. Thomas Street, Gallitzin, PA 16641.

Ambulance Service

The Cambria Alliance EMS provides services to the Gallitzin Borough. Currently, the ambulance service operates five Advanced Life Support [ALS] ambulances to cover approx. 150 sq. miles including, Cresson Borough, Cresson Township, Sankertown Borough, Munster Township, Loretto Borough, Allegheny Township, Ashville Borough, Lilly Borough, Gallitzin Borough, Tunnelhill Borough and Washington Township. Units are housed at three stations located in Cresson, Lilly, and Ashville. They currently operate with 8 full-time employees, 41 part-time employees.

Police Department

The Gallitzin Borough Police Department has a full time Police Chief and four part-time police officers. When officers are not on duty, our area is protected and served by the Pennsylvania State Police.

In the event of an emergency please call 911. For non-emergency calls you can contact the police non-emergency number at 814-886-4014 or the Department of Emergency Services for Cambria County at 814-472-2100.

Medical Facilities

Primary Care Physicians located in, or near, the Gallitzin Borough are:

Mainline Medical
792 Gallitzin Road
Cresson, PA 16630
Phone: 814-886-8161q

Hospital and emergency care services are provided by:

UPMC Altoona
620 Howard Ave
Altoona, PA 16601
Phone: 800-946-1902