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
Chris Gioia
Position
Lieutenant
Years of Service
15.95 years
Profession
Engineer

Job Training

Firefighter I, NPQS, IFSAC
Firefighter II, NPQS, IFSAC
Fire Service Instructor I, NPQS, IFSAC
HAZMAT Awareness, NPQS, IFSAC
National Registry EMT
PA DOH Emergency Medical Technician
PA DOH Basic Vehicle Rescue Technician
Basic Vehicle Rescue Operations
Basic Vehicle Rescue Awareness
Essentials of Firefighting 88 hour
Interior Firefighter, ELIF
Structure Burn Session, SBS
Engine Company Operations
HAZMAT Awareness
HAZMAT Operations
Emergency Vehicle Driver Training
Pump Operations I
Water Rescue for the First Responder 1670- Awareness Level
Fire Scene Awareness and Preservation
FEMA IS-100
FEMA IS-200
FEMA IS-700
FEMA IS-800
First Aid
CPR
Wellsite Emergency Responder
Fire Dynamics - Practical Applications
Education Methodology for Local Level Instructors
ATV License
PA Boating License

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