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Rescue 14 E.M.S. Closes after 5 Decades.

For those that don’t know, the majority of the volunteers at Adamsburg Fire Department who currently have a career in EMS or are EMS trained started at or were currently volunteering at Rescue 14 E.M.S. Many hospitals and providers can attest, you would regularly see our firefighters on a Rescue 14 ambulance helping out in any way we could. These people, the volunteers, and the great employees that took part in this organization are what made it a great service. This is what makes it such a bittersweet day. Today marks the end of service for Rescue 14 E.M.S. The ambulance service we have worked with since its inception in 1968 is ceasing operations as of this morning. For the last 5 decades Rescue 14 has provided service to the West Hempfield Area, Adamsburg Borough and Arona Borough. Starting out as an all volunteer service, eventually transitioning to the combination service it was most recently, the service provided top notch ALS care. The service, small in size, has persevered through several tough times in its years of service, however with declining revenue, shortage of providers, and changing health care related political climate, it had become increasingly hard to support an ambulance service whose only mission is to provide quality Emergency Medical Care. The Board of Directors, seeing that it could no longer provide the the service at the level it should, made the hard decision to close. In this process, the Board met with Mutual Aid EMS, who was already the provider for the majority of Hempfield Township and made the move to integrate operations and ultimately have Mutual Aid EMS take over. The move has been organized so there will never be a lapse in coverage. We at the Adamsburg and Community Volunteer Fire Department, would like to say thank you to Rescue 14 E.M.S. and all of the employees, volunteers, board members, and the residents who supported them in anyway.We wish Mutual Aid, the best of luck in this new endeavor and plan on working closely with them just as we had with Rescue 14 E.M.S.

2021 Fish Fry Announcement

We will be holding a take out only fish fry this year, starting Ash Wednesday and every Friday continuing through Lent. Also new this year, we will be accepting credit, debit and contactless payment along with cash.

Gun Bash Update and Raffle

The Spring Gunbash will be held virtually on Sunday October 25th. For this gunbash, we will be putting each drawing number out on facebook live during the day. During the bash if you have a winning number, you have the option to bring the winning ticket the day of and claim your prize. All social distancing guidelines will be followed. If you are unable to do so you can also pick up your prize at Latrobe Army Navy. Please watch our facebook page for anymore details and changes that may come up before the bash.

To help Kick Off the Gun Bash, we are going to run a Raffle that will have chances at one of 10 firearms.

TIP BOARD IS LIVE NOW!!!!

The style will be 100 Tips, with 4 winners.The tip board winner will get the first choice out of the 10 firearms.Winners 2-4 will be decided by ping pong ball draw. Each of these winners will get their choice out of the remaining firearms after each prior winner has chosen.You must be 21 to participate, winner must be legally allowed to own a firearm and pass the PA background check. All local, state, and federal laws apply.

The guns available are as follows:
Diamond back AR 15 5.56
Browning A bolt III 6.5 creedmore
Tikka 300 win mag
Howa legacy camo 308 Win adj trigger
Mossberg over under 20 gauge
Springfield hellcat osp 9mm
Glock 19 gen 5, 9mm
Smith Wesson shield laser 9 mm
Walther Thin blue line 9 mm
Springfield XDS 45 acp

Each Chance will be sold using Square at the link below:https://checkout.square.site/buy/5VXLSPD3TOZNUUYDVI3DENPQ
Thank you for your support!

Busy Few Weeks for ACVFD

It has been a busy few weeks for us at ACVFD, we have had quite a few calls and managed to fit in a drill. Some of the notable ones:RIT Response to the North Hempfield section of the Township.House Fire assisting Herminie VFC.Garage Fire just outside of Arona in our first due.EMS assist turned Carbon Monoxide incident.Crash with reported Entrapment assisting Strawpump VFD.Appliance Fire on South Thompson Lane in our first due.House fire assisting Claridge VFD. We also spent time drilling on water supply, using the hydrant assist valve. We would like thank Strawpump Volunteer Fire Department for the use of their lot for this drill.

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Brush Fire Dell Dr.

On Saturday June 6th Station 10 and our first alarm assignment were sent to Dell Drive for a reported brush fire endangering a house. First Arriving unit found a small bush and mulch fire with no extension. Quint 10 was ordered to wet down the area. Command held the alarm to the fire units from Station 10.

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House Fire Wendel Rd.

Friday June 5th Station 10 and our first alarm assignment were sent to the 400 block of Wendel Road, for a reported House Fire. Chief 10 arrived to find a 2 story residence with smoke and flames showing from an attached 2 car garage.

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