The Grand Central Train Show rolls into the station this September at the Court Time Sports Center! Come and visit over 100 train vendors and multiple train displays!
When: September 14th, 10am-4pm
September 15th, 9am-3pm
Where: Court Time Sports Center
95 Enterprise Street
Elizabeth, PA 15037
Admission is $5, kids 12 and under are FREE!
For vendor and table information, call (412) 751-9712 or email email@example.com.
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This evening 147 units were alerted on the structure assignment to Beechvue Avenue in the Blythedale section of the township for a report of a fire in a residence. First arriving units from Elizabeth Township Fire and Sutersville Volunteer Fire Department made a quick knock on the fire. 147 Engine, Rescue, and attack assisted the units on scene. Also responding on the assignment were: Blaine Hill VFC, Buena Vista VFC, Lincoln Boro VFRC #1, and Glassport Fire Department.
This afternoon, the structure assignment was transmitted for a possible residential structure fire on Industry Road. First arriving units confirmed a working fire. Command requested the first alarm transfers be placed into effect and subsequently requested some of the transfer companies into the scene for supplemental manpower. Units on scene included: Elizabeth Township Fire, Buena Vista VFC, Blaine Hill VFC, Sutersville Volunteer Fire Department, Lincoln Boro VFRC #1, Glassport Fire Department...
Allll Aboard!The Grand Central Train Show rolls into the station this September at the Court Time Sports Center! Come and visit over 100 train vendors and multiple train displays!When: September 14th, 10am-4pmSeptember 15th, 9am-3pmWhere: Court Time Sports Center95 Enterprise StreetElizabeth, PA 15037Admission is $5, kids 12 and under are FREE!For vendor and table information, call (412) 751-9712 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
It is with the heaviest of hearts that the Central Volunteer Fire Company announces the passing of Active Life Member Henry Greenawald. Henry selflessly dedicated decades of service to his community and to our fire company. There is no way to adequately express the impact of his contributions on our community. Viewing:Gilbert Funeral Home1638 Lincoln WayWhite Oak, PA Thursday: 6pm-8pmFriday: 2pm-4pm / 6pm-8pmServices/Burial: Saturday at 10am, Round Hill Cemetary.
The #HeavyRescue took in two crashes with reported entrapment within two hours this morning. The second crash was a vehicle into a structure on Maley Drive. Units arrived to find a vehicle on its side, with significant structural damage to the garage of the residence. 147RQ deployed the Junkyard Dog rescue struts to stabilize the vehicle, as well at the Paratech rescue struts to stabilize the garage of the structure. Crews assisted with assisting the occupant from the vehicle. Elizabeth Tow...
Just after noon today, Station 147 was dispatched on the first alarm with Station 184 (Lincoln Borough VFRC) and Station 183 (Liberty Borough VFC) to Finney Road in Lincoln for a reported basement fire. 147 Engine arrived and assisted with establishing a water supply before assisting the first arriving crews with fire attack. Command requested Stations 139 (Elizabeth Borough VFC), 142 (Blaine Hill VFC), and 237 (Port Vue VFC) added to the assignment. The fire was quickly brought under control. U...
In the early morning hours of March 2nd, 147 was alerted on the first alarm with Stations 140 (Elizabeth Twp. FD), 142 (Blaine Hill VFC), 145 (Buena Vista VFC), 299 (White Oak VFC) WM11 (Sutersville VFD), 184 (Lincoln Boro VFRC), and RIT161 (Glassport VFD) to Industry Road for a reported structure fire.
This afternoon while on the tree and wires down call on Fallen Timber Road, a motorist drove through our traffic cones that were being used to close the roadway and warn of the dangers ahead. Fortunately, this time, it was only cones that were struck, but it easily could’ve been one of our members. Our cones can be replaced, our volunteers lives cannot. We all want to go home to our families after every call. We would like to use this incident as a teaching tool to remind motoris...
2018 was our busiest year since 2015. In addition to 348 calls for service, the Central Volunteers participated in numerous hours of training and certification testing, countless hours spent fundraising, and we still managed to stay very active in our community by supporting many great causes locally, and even supporting our local sports teams. We look forward to continuing our great success in 2019! Thank you to our members, our members families, and our community for their great support!
The Central Volunteers were dispatched/handled 26 calls for service during the month of November, bringing our year to date total to 328. Of those 26 calls, 10 were in our “first due” district, 9 were mutual aid to Elizabeth Twp. Fire, 5 to Versailles Boro VFC, and 1 each to Buena Vista VFC and Port Vue VFC. Below is a breakdown of the call types handled:Vehicle Crash5EMS Assist3Public Assist2CO Alarm/Condition2Gas Odor/Leak2Public Relations Detail2Illegal Fire2Structure Fire2Possibl...
WINTER BLOOD DRIVEWhen: Saturday, January 12th, 20199AM - 2PMWhere: Central Volunteer Fire Company425 Scenery DrElizabeth, PA 15037ALL PARTICIPATING DONORS RECEIVE A FREE BEANIE!Walk-in's are welcome, however appointments are preferred. To schedule an appointment, visit www.vitalant.org, click on the purple "DONATE" button and search group code C5990029 or download the Central Blood Bank Mobile App for your smart phone!You may also call 1-877-25-VITAL or call our Presiden...
The Central VFC proudly presents:The GRAND CENTRAL TRAIN SHOWCourt Time Sports Center - 95 Enterprise StreetSaturday, February 2nd, 2019 - 10am-4pmSunday, February 3rd, 2019 - 9am-3pmAdmission: $5 (children 12 and under FREE!)Group rates available for first responders and scouting groups.Come and see over 100 train vendors and multiple train displays! For more information, contact Terry at (412) 751-9712 or email@example.com.
Yesterday, Engine Captain Baumgartner along with representatives from the other Elizabeth Township Fire Companies, had the honor of presenting a $700 check to Laura Murphy. Laura is a breast cancer patient currently undergoing treatment. These funds were raised through our yearly sale of Breast Cancer Awareness t-shirts. We sincerely thank everyone who purchased a shirt to help make this moment possible!
The Central Volunteer Fire Company is sponsoring The Code Green Campaign Course at our fire station on Wednesday, December 5th, at 6pm.This course is a first responder oriented mental health advocacy program focusing on first responders. This course is open to any first responder who wishes to attend.
Just prior to 11pm, the box alarm was transmitted for reports of a residential structure fire on Smithdale Road in the Smithdale section of Elizabeth Township. 147 Attack (special assignment due to difficult access to the area) arrived and reported a working fire on the 2nd division. Crews from both Allegheny and Westmoreland Counties worked the scene for about 3 hours before returning to service. The fire is under investigation by the Allegheny County Fire Marshal.Smithdale Command: 140 Assista...
During the month of October, the #CentralVolunteers were dispatched to 30 calls for service, bringing our year to date total to 298 calls. Of the 30 incidents this month, 10 were in our “first due” district, 7 were mutual aid to Elizabeth Township Fire, 5 were mutual aid to Versailles Boro VFC, 4 were mutual aid to Buena Vista VFC, 3 were mutual aid to Blaine Hill VFC, and 1 was mutual aid to Lincoln Boro VFC. Below is a breakdown of the incident types that were handled: Fire Al...
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