Public Safety


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Police Department

The Borough of Ashland is serviced by a full-time police force under the leadership of Police Chief Mark O’Hearn and Mayor Dennis Kane. The police station is located in the basement level of the borough hall at 401 S. 18th Street. Non-Emergency call 875-2600 or 462-1991.


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Fire Department

The Borough of Ashland has two volunteer fire companies, under the direction of Fire Chief Philip Groody. The American Hose company, located at 639 Walnut St. and the Washington Fire Company, located at 1305 Centre St. The two companies maintain a total of three fire engines, one ladder truck, equipment carrier and a forest fire truck.

Ambulance Service

The Ashland area is served by the Washington Community Ambulance Association, located at 1309 Centre St. The ambulance association has two ambulances and one rescue truck that serve the needs of the surrounding area.