News Headlines
Wed. Jul 8th 2020
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The
Buena Vista VFC is proud to announce that we have been recognized as a
participating fire department from the Pennsylvania Office of the State
Fire Commissioner. This recognizes all of the t...
Thu. Jul 2nd 2020
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Recently the Buena Vista VFC received our order of 2 new FLIR K65 thermal imagining cameras and truck chargers. These cameras were purchased using grant money from the Pennsylvania Office of the State...
Tue. Jun 30th 2020
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Tonight
members
practiced operating and running the pump on our all-terrain vehicle 145
SOV. This offers us the capabilities to fight brush fires as well as
access and extricate patients from ...
Tue. Oct 22nd 2019

Congratulations to 145 Firefighter Sarah Davenport on passing her National Registry EMT exam!
Sat. Jul 13th 2019
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Congratulations to Lieutenant Chris Gioia on achieving his
Proboard/IFSAC Fire Officer I certification!
Members
Matt Styche
Matt  Styche
Position
Firefighter/EMT
Years of Service
28.20 years
Additional Positions
Firefighter/EMT
Swift Water Technician
Life Member
Profession
Public Works Director - Elizabeth Borough

Job Training

Certifications
Firefighter I, NPQS, IFSAC
PA DOH Special Vehicle Rescue Technician
PA DOH Basic Vehicle Rescue Technician
PA DOH Emergency Medical Technician
National Registry EMT
Swiftwater Rescue Technician

Essentials of Fire Fighting
Structural Burn Session
DELMAR HAZMAT Operations
Basic Vehicle Rescue Operations
Basic Vehicle Rescue Awareness
Water Rescue First Responder-1670 Awareness
Water Rescue Emergency Response
Advanced Line Systems Rescue
Emergency Boat Operations Rescue
Ice Rescue Emergency Response
Pump Operations I
Engine Company Operations
Fire Officer 1 - Weirton Heights Rescue School
Confined Space Rescue - Weirton Heights Rescue School
Large Diameter Hose - PA State
Wellsite Emergency First Responder
STAT MedEvac Safety Training
FEMA IS-100
FEMA IS-700

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