Fire House 811 Campaign

The FIRE HOUSE 811 CAMPAIGN encourages fire companies to take a stand against trenching incidents within their communities by promoting "Call 811 Before You Dig". Participating fire houses have multiple chances to win $500! The drawings occur: June 14, July 12, August 9, September 13, October 11, November 8 and December 13.

To qualify for the drawing:
         A fire station will post a creative 811 message on their marquee; or, hang an 811 banner on a building with the fire station name visible; and,
         Email the picture, address of the fire station with their contact information (contact person, email address and telephone number) to
         Entries are accepted from May 17th through December 13th.
         One entry per fire station. 
         One entry qualifies for drawings. You can only win once.
         Drawings will occur every second Friday of the month starting in June and ending in December.
         No marquee? Pennsylvania 811 will supply a complimentary 4 ft x 8 ft mesh banner.
         Your fire station's name must be in the picture to qualify. We suggest positioning a fire truck near the hung banner. 
         Hang the banner where the general public can view it. 
         To order a banner, send an email to or call 412-464-7136. 

Common messages:
Know what's below. Call 811 before you dig. |   Call 811 before you dig.  |   Call 811 three business days before you dig. |  Call 811 before digging. It's the law.  |   Protect our community. Call 811 before you dig  | Call 811 before digging. It's the safest thing to do. | (In April) April is safe digging month. Call 811 before you dig.  |  (In August) Celebrate safe digging on August 11th.  |  Digging soon? Call 811 first. | Call 811 or you may be calling 911.

To follow the campaign on social media:
Social media tags:  #Firehouse811, #Firehouse, #Call811   

The FIRE HOUSE 811 CAMPAIGN in Pennsylvania is sponsored by:

June 14, 2019 - Kimberton Fire Company, Kimberton, PA

July 12, 2019 - Citizen's Hose Company of Jersey Shore, Jersey Shore, PA

August 9, 2019 - Adamsburg and Community Volunteer Fire Department, Adamsburg, PA

SPECIAL DRAWING for 8-11 Day Winner - Engine Company No. 1, Sayre, PA

September 13, 2019 - Thorndale Volunteer Fire Company, Thorndale, PA

October 11, 2019 - Miles Township Fire Company, Rebersburg, PA

November 8, 2019 - Gallitzin Fire Company, No. 1, Gallitzin, PA

Special Drawing - November 8, 2019 - Lawrenceville Fire Department, Lawrenceville, PA 16929

December 13, 2019 - Independent Hose Company No. 1, Jersey Shore, PA

Special Drawing - December 13, 2019 - East Waterford Fire Company, Juniata County Station 7, East Waterford, PA


Pennsylvania One Call System, Inc. dba Pennsylvania 811
Our purpose is to prevent damage to underground facilities. To promote safety, we provide an efficient and effective communications network among project owners, designers, excavators, and facility owners. Know what’s below. Dial 8-1-1 before you dig.

PA One Call released 03-2019; updated monthly during the contest.