Mon. Jan 1st 2018
This past year has been another busy one for the department! With close to 500 calls (489 to be exact) we are below our average call volume of 550 for the year. We are always glad to see that number decrease as the citizens we serve stay safe. 2018 holds lots of excitement for us, with our cash bash...
Fri. Dec 15th 2017
Keep your eyes open this weekend! The "Big Man" will be taking a ride around the township on our trucks to make sure everybody is behaving themselves! Don't tell him we warned you, but he will be riding around Friday and Saturday nights at around 6:00pm. so make sure you are extra good...
Thu. Dec 14th 2017
On Tuesday, December 12, Sunoco Pipeline and its parent company, Energy Transfer Partners, awarded the Derry Township VFD with a $12,500 grant that will go towards buying an ATV.This ATV will be used for fire and rescue in the woodlands of the township, and will be an invaluable asset for all of us,...
Tue. Nov 28th 2017
It is with great sadness that we inform the community that Senior Member and lifelong friend of all of here at the department, Don Stiffler, passed away yesterday, Monday, November 27, 2017. Don was a member of the department since 1993.
Wed. Nov 22nd 2017
T-Shirts honoring fallen New Kensington Police Officer Brian Shaw will be on sale during the first week of December. All proceeds will go to benefit Officer Shaw's family. Click the link below for details on where to buy the shirts. (If the link does not work, copy and paste the address in...
Mon. Sep 11th 2017
At our monthly meeting on September 11, 2017, Mike Moore officially retired from the department. He was the Water Rescue Captain as well as an active firefighter. We thank Mike for 25 years of service with us. John Matrunics took over as the new Water Rescue Captain for the township.
Fri. Aug 11th 2017
FEMA awarded us with a $257,140 grant that will be used to buy and outfit an attack truck. Thanks goes to our township supervisors for their support. Stay tuned for pictures and information about the new truck!
Mon. Jun 19th 2017
On July 28th, Waterford VFD will be hosting their 80th annual parade. The parade will start at 7:00pm. Come on out and see our Rescue and Squad all cleaned up!
Mon. Jun 19th 2017
The City of Latrobe will be hosting a Fourth of July parade again this year. The parade begins at 10:30am. Be sure to come out and see our entire fleet all shined up and being shown off!!!
Sat. Jun 10th 2017
On Saturday, July 10th, the Rescue competed for the "Best appearing Rescue-Pumper" at the Westmoreland County Fireman's convention. Thanks to the hard work of our members who cleaned the truck, and the ones who participated in the parade! We are proud to announce that because of t...
Sat. May 13th 2017
Today, crews from 71 and 132 were at Westinghouse assisting with a controlled burn. They were burning an old machine as a training exercise for the Westinghouse Fire Brigade. Fire department crews assisted with surpression.
Sun. May 7th 2017
On May 7th, Keystone State Park hosted a Youth and Family outdoor show. Water Rescue team 175 (Stations 71, 77, and 114) demonstrated water Rescue operations in the lake for the crowd.
Sat. May 6th 2017
This morning, the rescue and squad, along with rescue 41, did traffic control for the "5k Scrambled Legs" race hosted by the Derry Middle School Physical Education Department.
Thu. May 4th 2017
The Bradenville VFD was at the Derry Middle School Career day on May 4th. Representing the department was Chief Mark Piantine, Captian Anthony Tommasini, Firefighter Tim Hill Jr., and Probationary Firefighter Dale Hillis. Also attending was Chief Barry Banker from Youngstown VFD, Chief Tim Watkins f...
Sat. Apr 8th 2017
Today, we hosted and easter egg hunt at our training field up the road from the station. Just like every year, it went off without a hitch and everybody had a great time, us included! We love to get to know members of the community we serve. It makes our job that much better! If you haven't come...
Mon. Apr 3rd 2017
At 6:00pm today, the Cub Scouts troop 352 came to the station to tour the trucks. Right off the bat, they got to see us go in action when we were activated for a kitchen fire. However, they waited for us to come back and they got a lesson on the trucks and how they work. We are always thrilled ...
Fri. Mar 17th 2017
The Derry Township Ag Fair is hosting a gun bash on April 29, 2017. It will be taking place at Marian Hall in Crabtree. Doors open at 5:15, and the first drawing is at 6:15, with drawings every half hour until 9:00. Visit derrytwpagfair.com for more information.
Wed. Mar 8th 2017
The people at the Derry Township Ag Fair are hosting an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 1 and Saturday, April 8 at the fairgrounds. This event is for CHILDREN AGES 2-10. Please visit www.derrytwpagfair.com for additional details.
Tue. Mar 7th 2017
If you have noticed, we have been a little busy trying to update the site. So click around, and you might notice some new stuff that has been added. Like a link to our Facebook page, it is being maintained by Lieutenants Justin Horrell and Lindsay Piantine. It will keep you in...
Sat. Feb 4th 2017
As the doors opened at St. Mary's Dome in Bradenville, A sell out crowd was treated to a good time, good food, and all for a good cause. Derry Township Volunteer Fire Department Co. 1 of Bradenville hosted the 13th Annual Cash Bash. Tons were baskets were raffled off b...