The Colonial Park Fire Company is located in Lower Paxton Township in the south central portion of Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, is one of the fastest growing townships in the state. Lower Paxton Township is the 4th largest township in the state and the 13th largest municipality, boasting a population of 53,501 residents as of the 2020 US Census. The City of Harrisburg, the state’s capital, is about four miles to the southwest of us.
The Colonial Park Fire Company provides emergency services to approximately 11 of the 28 square miles of Lower Paxton Township and that area’s 23,000 residents. Our response area consists of two large shopping complexes, six schools, five assisted living facilities, a large hospital campus, and numerous strip malls and office complexes. Three major roadways run through Colonial Park; The Capital Beltway comprised of Interstates 81 and 83, and US route 22; bringing commuters through our response district daily. The remainder of our response area is primarily residential with one large industrial complex and several light industrial parks. The Colonial Park Fire Company is a group of dedicated professional volunteers committed to serving the community of Lower Paxton Township by protecting life, property and the environment through prevention, education and fire protection services. Paxtonia and Linglestown Fire Companies provide emergency services to the remaining areas of Lower Paxton Township and its residents.