Wednesday, July 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...
Thursday, July 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...
Tuesday, June 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 ...
Saturday, July 13th, 2019
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Congratulations to Lieutenant Chris Gioia on achieving his Proboard/IFSAC Fire Officer I certification!
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Wednesday, October 4th, 2017
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Come join the Buena Vista VFC at the Elizabeth Township Sportman's Association on November 4, 2017 for our gun bash! Doors open at 2pm with the first drawing at 3pm, and there will be a buffet from 4-7pm.
Tuesday, September 19th, 2017
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It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of 145 Firefighter Bob Jones, 64, of Elizabeth Township who died on September 17, 2017. He lived his life dedicated to service to his community, and he was always there to help when needed.
Friday, September 15th, 2017
Congratulations to 145-Lieutenant Chris Gioia on achieving his Firefighter 1 certification! With his certification, Station 145 qualifies for the basic level of the State Fire Commissioner's Participating Department Recognition Program.
Thursday, May 11th, 2017
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The Buena Vista VFC is holding a golf outing at the Yough Country Club on May 20th. Golfer registration starts at noon, with a shotgun start at 12:30pm. The cost for a ticket is $95 per player, and the registration deadline is May 13th!The price of the ticket includes:-golf and cart-range time-hot d...
Sunday, June 8th, 2014
Congratulations to 145-Chief Rich Diehl, 145-Captain Dave Firda and Fire Fighter Corey Uranker for completing their NFPA-1670 Water Rescue Emergency Response. They completed their practical exercises on the Youghiogheny River.
Sunday, February 9th, 2014
Congratulations to 145-Assistant Matt Styche and 145-Lieutenant Angelo Gioia for completing their NFPA-1670 Ice Rescue Emergency Response. They completed their practical exercises at Somerset Lake along with members from Elizabeth VFC - Station-139.
Sunday, January 26th, 2014
Station-145 is making advancements with it's River Rescue operations. The first phase of this advancement will be the replacement of our existing River Rescue Boat, Boat-145. We have received state grant money towards the purchase of a new Zodiac ERB inflatable water rescue boat.
Monday, December 23rd, 2013
Congratulations to Assistant Chief Angelo Gioia, Captain Rich Diehl, & Lieutenant Matt Styche for obtaining PA Department of Health Certification for Special Vehicle Rescue.
Wednesday, October 30th, 2013
Congratulations to Lieutenant Matt Styche for obtaining his PA Department of Health Certification for Basic Vehicle Rescue.
Thursday, June 20th, 2013
Buena Vista Volunteer Fire Co. will be hosting our 9th annual Car, Truck, & Bike Show on September 15th, 2013 at the Social Hall / Swimming Pool grounds from 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM. 200 Dash Plaques Trophies DJ 50/50 Great Food & Beverage No Registration - Donations Appreciated ...
Tuesday, September 18th, 2012
On Saturday, October 13th, Billy Elmer returns to the Buena Vista Volunteer Fire Company! If you missed him the first time, don't miss him again. If you like to laugh, you need to check out this show.
Sunday, September 16th, 2012
On Sunday we held our annual Car, Truck, and Bike Cruise at Buena Vista Volunteer Fire Company. It was another huge success with over 200+ cars attending the event. There were a lot of beautiful vehicles that covered the entire grounds.
Saturday, August 18th, 2012
If you missed Community Day 2012, then you missed a lot of fun. It was yet another successful year for the annual Buena Vista Volunteer Fire Company Community Day with games, prizes, swimming, fireworks and so much more.
Monday, April 11th, 2011
It's with great sadness the Buena Vista Volunteer Fire Comapany reports the loss of a Life Member and past Chief. Mark S. Burnsworth, 50, of Mt. Vernon, died on April 9, 2011. Mark served his community as an active fire fighter and Assistant Chief of our company for many years.
Saturday, January 8th, 2011
Station 145 would like to wish all of Elizabeth Township a happy and successful new year!!!!
Saturday, December 18th, 2010
Santa was around the Buena Vista and Mt. Vernon areas today on the BVVFC Fire Equipment. Kids were greeted by santa and given treat bags from the fire company. Yet again the event was a huge success. Thank you to everyone who came out to help and to those who helped make the treat bags!!!
Tuesday, October 5th, 2010
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Despite the gloomy weather we had Sunday, the Buena Vista V.F.C. annual Car, Truck, & Bike show was a success. Despite a smaller than average turn out (due to weather), everyone had a great time! Many thanks to all the volunteers who participated in making this event yet another successful one...
Monday, July 26th, 2010
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6th Annual Buena Vista Volunteer Fire Company Car, Truck, and Bike Show 3333 Fire Station Street, Buena Vista, Pa 15018 October 3rd From 12:00PM - 5:00PM No Registration Fee ~ Donations Appreciated 125 Dash Plaques ~ Top 50 Trophies for Cars & Trucks and Top 10 Motorcycles.
Tuesday, April 27th, 2010
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39th Annual Buena Vista Open Saturday, August 7th 8:00am Shotgun Start at 7 Springs Golf Course Elizabeth, Pa. Sign-ups for the 39th annual Buena Vista Open will begin on Saturday, May 1, 2010 at 11:30am at the Social Hall.
Thursday, March 18th, 2010
Station 145 recieved 9 new exercise machines today. These machines were genorously donated by The Jefferson Regional Medical Center Rehab Center. All Station 145 Personnel would like to thank those that made this possible.
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