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Craft and Vendor Show

Saturday, October 29, 2016
9am – 3pm
This one day event requires a table rental fee of $20 or $25
depending on the use of electricity. Early registration is
recommended due to the availability of space. It is first come, first
serve.
We will not rent tables to duplicate businesses. However, we may
rent tables to the same types of products: i.e., we may have Avon
and Mary Kay, but not two of the same.
Please contact Lorre Begonia with any questions or for further
details. Contact information is 724-523-9229 or our E-mail:
acvfdevents@gmail.com.
We accept cash or checks made payable to Adamsburg Fire
Department. The deadline for registration is October 1, 2016.
A donation to the Chinese Auction (with your business card
attached) is requested.
Thank you in advance for your donation! Set up will be on October
29 at 7:30 am.
Free admission! Chinese Auction! 50/50 Raffle! Refreshments!

Water Flow Training

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Firefighters took to the local school bus garage to conduct some water flow training. In recent times, our fire district has seen a great increase in fire hydrant installation and availability. However several shortcomings in the amount of water that these can supply have been identified. (more…)

ACVFD adds additional ATV to expand services

Throughout the last year the ACVFD has sought out donations and other forms of funding to expand our off-road firefighting and rescue capability. On July 27th ACVFD took delivery of a Yamaha Kodiak 4WD Quad. This new ATV gives ACVFD an additional off road capable vehicle, quick scouting ability, and additional firefighting/rescue capabilities when working on our roughest terrain. ACVFD would like to thank Hillview Motorsports and the many entities who have donated to this project.

Hillview Motorsports

 

 

Darragh-Herminie Road Crash

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A few hours after the Pittsburgh Penguins won their 4th Stanley Cup. The Rescue along with Rescue 61 and 15 responded to Darragh-Herminie Road for a reported crash involving a single vehicle. (more…)

Volunteers Answer 9 Calls In 18 Hours

Saturday May 28th proved to be a busy day for the Volunteers. Adamsburg and High Park firefighters, with our combined response plan, responded to 2 reported fires, 1 Smoke Condition, 2 Crashes, 1 Fire Alarm Sounding, 1 Tree Removal, 1 Ems Assist and a Natural Gas Emergency. The day started with an EMS assist. (Engine 10 and Rescue 61 responded) The department then responded to Broker’s Lane for a smoke condition and found an appliance issue, the Quint, Engine, Rescue, Engine 61, Squad 61 and Vent 500 Responded. The Quint, Rescue, Engine 61 and Vent 500 responded to Semler Street in Grapeville for the working structure fire. Crews completed overhaul, hydrant,  and RIT assignments. The Quint and Engine 61 responded to assist Strawpump with an alarm sounding, but were canceled en-route. While responding to the alarm, the department was notified of a tree removal call, the Service responded to that. The Rescue, Rescue 61 and Squad 61 then responded to Fort Allen’s First Due for a motorcycle accident. The night proved to be no less busy. Rescue 10 was added to a tractor trailer crash with entrapment assisting Station 2 on the Pennsylvania Turnpike at the Westbound Exit 67 off ramp. The Engine also responded to the crash, Rescue 61 added on later from our station for additional personnel. The Rescue, Engine, and Rescue 61 responded and operated for 2 hours to free the heavily trapped driver. While operating on this crash, The Quint and Rescue 61 (before being added to the crash) responded to a Reported House fire on Edna Rd, which ended up being a good intent call. The Quint also responded to an Natural Gas Emergency in Westmoreland City’s first due, this incident would mark the last call for the day.

Brush Creek Road Crash

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Station’s 10 and 61 responded to Brush Creek Rd. in the area of the cemetary for reported vehicle into the woods. Chief 10 arrived to find 1 vehicle over an embankment into a culvert. (more…)