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Tuesday, November 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.
Wednesday, November 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.
Monday, September 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.
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!
Monday, June 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!
Monday, June 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!!!
Saturday, June 10th, 2017
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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 these ...
Saturday, 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.
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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.
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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.
Thursday, May 4th, 2017
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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.
Saturday, April 8th, 2017
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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.
Monday, April 3rd, 2017
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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.
Friday, March 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.
Wednesday, March 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.
Tuesday, March 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.
Saturday, February 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.
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