Fire Protection and Ambulance Service

William Cameron Engine Company 911 or 71111 (from campus phones)

The Lewisburg area is served by the William Cameron Engine Company, a volunteer fire company which operates a 24-hour ambulance service. Students belong to the company and it has a strong tradition of affiliation with Bucknell. To report a fire or call an ambulance, dial 71111 from campus phones or 911 (Emergency Communications Center) from off-campus phones. The ambulance can also be summoned by calling Bucknell Student Health at 570.577.1401.


Evangelical Community Hospital 570.522.2000
Geisinger Medical Center 570.271.6339
Bucknell Student Health 570.577.1401

The Evangelical Community Hospital (570.522.2000), located about three miles from the campus, is a general hospital with specialists in almost every field. As a part of its outpatient service, the hospital maintains a 24-hour emergency department. If you need to use its facilities, first notify Bucknell Student Health at 570.577.1401, if possible.

If health care is needed beyond the level available in Lewisburg, a tertiary health-care facility providing more specialized care is available at the Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, about 15 miles from campus. For general information, call Bucknell Student Health (570.577.1401) or contact Geisinger directly (570.271.6339).

Police / Local Law enforcement

Buffalo Valley Regional Police 570.524.4302
Union County Sheriff's Office 570.524.8717

All sections of campus are under the shared jurisdiction of the Buffalo Valley Regional Police as well as the Union County Sheriff's Office.

Any law enforcement officer may come on campus at any time. The University campus is not a refuge from the larger society. However, campus facilities are the same as any private facility and cannot be entered by police without the occupant's permission or a properly executed search warrant.