Smoke Alarm & Carbon Monoxide Alarm Program

The Deputy Chief / Fire Marshal coordinates our smoke alarm program. Free smoke alarms are available through this program. Any Norristown resident needing a smoke alarm, is encouraged to call the smoke alarm hotline at 610-270-2870, or should complete the free smoke alarm form.

Ready Montco

The Municipality of Norristown participates in Ready Montco; your official source for notifications about emergencies, severe weather, snow emergencies, crime alerts and disasters in Norristown and Montgomery County. Ready Montco is administered by Montgomery County Department of Public Safety and comes to you free of charge (text messaging and voice rates may apply). All it takes is ten minutes to create a profile and you’ll be READY to go! You will receive time-sensitive messages wherever you specify, such as your home, mobile or business phones, email address, text messages and more. You pick where, you pick how.  Go to Ready Montco 


Car Seat Installs

The Montgomery County Health Department has certified car seat technicians who inspect child safety seats. Participants are educated on the proper way to install a car seat in their car, and to ensure their child is properly restrained in the car seat. Car seat checks are by appointment only. This service is free of charge and open to all residents of Montgomery County.

To schedule an appointment, visit their website at:


Any questions about car seats not related to scheduling can be sent to

The Norristown install location is at the Montgomery Hose Fire Company, 201 West Freedley Street, Norristown.


Operation Turkey Surprise

The Norristown Fire Department hosts the Annual Turkey Surprise, where the Norristown Fire Department recognizes the opportunity to help the community by providing over 100 families with complete Thanksgiving meals.

NFD Turkey Run 1

Santa Express

The Norristown Fire Department hosts the Annual Santa Express where Santa, on a fire truck, delivers a small present to your child. The program is for Norristown residents only and information is posted prior to the Christmas Season.

NFD Santa Express