Stations - Alpha Fire Company

Main Station | College Township Station | Patton Township Station

Main Station

The main station was dedicated in 1975 and is located in Downtown State College at 400 West Beaver Avenue, which is on the corner of Beaver Avenue and Atherton Street. Its location allows for quick responses throughout the Centre Region and neighboring areas. Its central location also allows for easy access for community members and visitors.The station is located just a few blocks from the Penn State campus, which allows our student members to have a quick commute to class. It also gives them a place  close to campus to study and relax. This influx of student members throughout the day helps to provide quick and effective responses to emergency and public service calls.This station has a full kitchen, lounge, watch-room, work-shop, gym, bunk house and of course, the apparatus bay. The bunk house includes five live-in rooms and 7 bunks room which can hold up to 16 members. It is also the home of the Centre Region Fire Administration Office.The Main Station houses: Engines 510 and 512, Truck 516, Rescue 518, and Tanker 519, Utility 522 and 2 fire-police units.

If you visit us at our Main Station, come to our Beaver Avenue entrance and pull on the red webbing. It is connected to the bell pictured on the left which was once in service on our apparatus.Through this entrance, you’ll find our membership photo board on your left, followed by our lounge and the watch office. Directly ahead of you is the entrance to our apparatus bay.

College Township Station

The  College Township sub-station is located in the basement of the College Township Building at 1481 E. College Ave. This station includes a modern kitchen, a day-room, four live-in rooms and two bunk rooms which can hold a total of six members. This station houses Quint 527 and Engine 513.

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College Station

Patton Township Station

The original building that housed the Patton Township sub-station was a township maintenance garage. The sub-station started out as an experimental endeavor. After seeing the success of the station, the Patton Township supervisors offered to build the current building. The current building was completed in April of 2001. The station originally housed a single engine. The station now houses 3 units Engine 514, Truck 517, and Tanker 520.  The station also has 4 live-in members that help to provide staffing for the engine, truck or tanker. It also includes a bunk room that can accommodate up to 6 firefighters.

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