News Headlines
Mon. Jan 14th 2019
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Congratulations to Lieutenant Chris Gioia on achieving his both his Proboard/IFSAC Firefighter II and National Registry Emergency Medical Technician certifications!
Thu. Aug 23rd 2018
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Members from Station 145 took the Engine to the Elizabeth boat launch, where we practiced pump operations with other area fire departments. We got to familiarize ourselves with aerial master streams, ...
Tue. Apr 17th 2018
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Congratulations to Lieutenant Chris Gioia on achieving his Proboard/IFSAC Fire Service Instructor 1 certification!
Thu. Apr 5th 2018
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Station 145 recently took delivery of a Plymovent diesel exhaust system for the fire garage. Whenever any of our apparatus are turned on, the system automatically kicks in and removes harmful diesel e...
Tue. Mar 27th 2018
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Members from Buena Vista VFC concluded an Engine Company Operations class held at the Westmoreland County Community College Public Safety Training Center, where we practiced fire attack and hoseline a...
Apparatus
Boat 145
2013 Zodiac ERB Swiftwater Rescue Boat
Six person capacity
30 hp Evinrude E-TEC Rescue Pro Series outboard motor w/jet pump attachment
24" stearns throw ring
Rope bags
Engine 145
2003 Pierce Saber
1500 GPM Pump
750 Gallon Tank
60 Gallon AFFF/ATC Foam
6 Pre-Connect Attack Lines
1200' of 5" Supply Line
High Rise Pack
8 Drager SCBA
10 kW Hydraulic Generator
AED
Thermal Imaging Camera (TIC)
Gas Fan
Various Ground Ladders
Multi-Gas Meter
2 Water Cans
2 Fire Extinguishers
6 Pike Poles
Halligan Bar
Denver Tool
Roof Hook
K12 Saw
Power Drill
Sawzall
Brooms
Shovels
Bolt Cutters
RIT Bag with RIT Pack
Genesis 17C Combination Tool
Hydraulic Ram
Seats 8 Firefighters
ESU 145
1991 Kodiak Rescue w/ Walk In Box - Light, Air, Salvage & Rehab
4 Bottle 6000 psi On-Board Cascade System
15 kW Generator
(2) 100' Electric Reels
Tripod & Ground Lights
FRC Thermal Imager with Transmitter Capabilities
ISC Multi Gas Meter
Tempest 18" Positive Pressure Ventilation Fan
Cordless Drills & Saws
Oil Dry
Chainsaw
Shopvac
Fully Stocked Tool Chest
Plywood, 2x4's, and Tarps
QRS Medical Bag
Oxygen bottle
AED
Seats 6 Firefighters
SOV 145
2006 Polaris Ranger 6x6
All-Terrain Rescue Operations
Brush Fire Operations
Slid-in Brush Fire Unit
Stokes Basket
Winch
Squad 145
1997 Ford F-350 Crew Cab
Brush Truck Capabilities
All Terrain Rescue Capabilities w/ SOV 145
Pumping Operations w/ Pump Trailer
Swift Water Rescue Operations w/ Boat 145
2 AEDs
Thermal Imaging Camera (TIC)
Personal Flotation Devices (PFDs)
Rope Bags
Brooms
Shovels
Flares
Seats 5 Firefighters

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