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Fire Related Incidents

Commercial Fire In Our Fire District

Station 10 had been dispatched for RIT to the Luxor section of Hempfield Township for a working house fire, while checking up for this fire Dispatch advised us of a Reported Commercial Structure Fire on Route 30 in our district. Chief 10 arrived to find smoke and fire showing from deep within the plant. (more…)

Chimney Fire Assisting Herminie VFD

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Quint 10 was sent as part of the first alarm assignment to Madison Ave, Sewickley Twp. (Herminie’s First Due) Command reported a working fire contained to the Chimney. Quint 10 arrived with Engine 61 as part of our combined assignment. Attached are some pictures of the incident. (more…)

Breakfast With Santa!

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The Adamsburg and Community Volunteer Fire Department would like to invite local families to come and have breakfast with Santa!!

Santa will be making a stop at the ACVFD at 9:00 am on December 17th. There will be breakfast, cookies and treats handed out by Santa and his helpers.

Out and About in the Community

Throughout the last month the Adamsburg and Community Volunteer Fire Department has had the opportunity to interact with the community several times! ACVFD provided Fire Prevention Programs at West Hempfield Elementary School and West Hempfield Presbyterian Church Preschool. We have also participated in Halloween Parades in Greenridge, Rolling Hills and Arona Borough. The volunteers also patrolled during the Hempfield Townships halloween trick or treat hours helping to make sure everyone was safe! As firefighters, we often meet people at the worst times in their lives, the past events have given us the opportunity in a more fun and interactive way. We appreciate the invitations to these opportunities.

Fire Prevention Week

Fire Prevention Week starts October 9th. This week is a great time to review home evacuation plans, stop drop and roll, and check your smoke detectors! Adamsburg VFD will be attending the Hempfield – Greensburg Fire Prevention Day, please stop out at the Westmoreland Mall and see us and other area Fire Departments.

http://www.nfpa.org/fpw

Hempfield Greensburg Fire Prevention Day

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…)