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...
Members
Matt Styche
Matt  Styche
Position
Firefighter
Years of Service
27.46 years
Additional Positions
Firefighter/EMT
Swift Water Technician
Life Member
Profession
Public Works Director - Elizabeth Borough

Job Training

Essentials of Fire Fighting
Firefighter I, NPQS, IFSAC
Structural Burn Session
DELMAR HAZMAT Operations
PA DOH Basic Vehicle Rescue Technician
Basic Vehicle Rescue Operations
Basic Vehicle Rescue Awareness
PA DOH Special Vehicle Rescue Technician
NREMT - Nationally Registered Emergency Medical Technician
Water / Ice Rescue Technician
--Water Rescue First Responder-1670 Awareness
--Water Rescue Emergency Response-1670 Operations
--Advanced Line Systems Rescue-1670 Technician
--Emergency Boat Operations Rescue-1670 Technician
--Ice Rescue Emergency Response-1670 Technician
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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