It is the Primary mission of the Mountain Top Fire Company to provide a variety of services to protect the lives and property of those in the response area of the Mountaintop Fire Company in Rush Township.
The Secondary mission of the Mountaintop Fire Company is to provide, when properly requested, the same services to any community or agency.
The Mountain Top Fire Company is situated in the South Western portion of Rush Township in the village of Sandy Ridge at an elevation of 2040. We were organized in 1927. We are Centre County Station 13. Currently, we provide fire suppression, rescue services and emergency medical services with an EMS substation is Osceola Mills, Clearfield County. We are responsible for a population of approximately 1500 residence and provide EMS to another approximately 3000 residents. Our area is comprised mainly of a rural area including PA State Game Lands #'s 33 and 60 comprising 21,900 acres. We are responsible for a 10 mile section of State Route 350, which is the major connector route between the south from I-99 to US Route 322 West and I- 80 West. This route is a heavily traveled route for truck traffic.
We are an IRS recognized 501 (c) 3 charitable organization. That means a donation of any amount can be claimed by the donor.
We have 15 active volunteer firefighters. The EMS company is a mixture of career and volunteers.