Emergency Management

Dear Fellow Birmingham Township Resident:

Since 1982, I have served as your Emergency Management Coordinator. My primary responsibility is to plan for any eventuality which, would in anyway incapacitate or affect the residents of the township due to a natural or other type of disaster or incident. I am not a first responder. This is the role of our excellent Birmingham Township Police Department, West Chester Fire Department, Good Fellowship Ambulance Company and the Concordville Fire and Ambulance Company. Our Police Department serves the entire township 24 hours a day. If you live North of Route 926, you are served by the West Chester Fire Company, and Good Fellowship Ambulance Company. If you live South of Route 926, you are served by the Concordville Fire and Protection Association. Our Police are paid professionals. Our fire and ambulance is made up primarily of volunteers from the community. All of these services are dispatched by calling 9-1-1.

Every year, I poll our residents to see if there are any special needs, especially if you or a member of your family are non-ambulatory. If you require such assistance, please complete the form below and return it to me as soon as you can. This information will be placed on file at the township police department and the 9-1-1 center.

If you would like to assist our township department of emergency services or our fire departments as a volunteer, you may contact Tom Nelling or me at 610.793.2600.

Marsh Creek Dam has been classified by the Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Dam Safety, as a high hazard dam. Click here for more information.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Thomas R. Nelling Deputy EMC (610) 793-3333
Michael J. Hochhaus EMC (610) 399-0490