West Mifflin Fire Company #38th Annual Golf Outing
FundraiserFriday, September 19, 20147 Springs Golf Course12:00 Noon Shotgun Start
Entry Fee Donation - $70/per
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
The West Mifflin #3 Volunteer Fire Company would like to welcome the following Probationary Firefighters who have joined the company so far within this year:Jacob ConnellMatt ZugellChristian Krantz (Associate)Dustin VallusChianne OlenakWe look forward to your hard work and dedication to the community.
The West Mifflin #3 Volunteer Fire Company is pleased to announce the start of another wonderful Car Cruise season starting April 30th, 2014. Stop by and enjoy the atmosphere with the DJ Glenn Raymer and the wonderful Bar-B-Que we will have all throughout the season (weather permitting). Also we are having an Oldies Dance on Saturday May 3rd, 2014 and a Golf Outing on September 19th 2014. We will post more details about the Golf Outing when they become available.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
The Members of the West Mifflin # 3 VFC would like to congratulate the Newly Elected Officers for 2014.Chief Steven SchwabDeputy Chief Josh KoenigAssistant Chief Justin BronderCaptain Megan Wichelmann1st Lieutenant Chuck Schwab2nd Lieutenant Anthony LucasPresident Ken RileyVice President Josh SmithRecording Secretary Bob MaceyFinancial Secretary Dale Pavlik Treasurer Larry SchrottDoor Keeper Tammy Neil3 year Director Bob Neil2 year Director Joe Patrick2 year Director Bob Macey1 year Director Chuck Schwab1 year Director Ron Biagiarelli1 year Director Megan Wichelmann
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 1620
At 1620 hrs crews from 295 and 296 were alerted for a report of a vehicle on fire inside of a Storage building along Thompson Run Road in District 295. 295 Chief arrived on scene within minutes taking the Incident Command finding a single story commercial structure housing eight (8) separate storage units. Command reported a moderate smoke condition coming from the structure and a single unit door open showing a car with a fully involved engine compartment fire. Command requested the first alarm be filled bringing in the RIT, Fire Marshall, and Utilities. 295 Engine arrived shortly after and crews made quick work of the fire with a knock down time of under 5 minutes. Crews forced entry into the remaining units to check for extension finding there was none before the incident was deemed under control. Command and the interior crew remained on scene for the ACFM investigation while the rest of the units were released. There were no injuries reported and with the exception of the unfortunate damage to the vehicle there was no major damage done to the structure keeping this local business open for customers. Crews were on scene a little over 2 hours before the command was terminated and all were clear. Great Job to the attack team and thank you to all that were involved.
Saturday, October 5, 2013
Members of the West Mifflin # 3 VFC Station 295 were asked to attend the West Mifflin Home Depot Safety day along with the other three West Mifflin fire companies, West Mifflin Police, and Baldwin Paramedics. Members spent the morning showing off the apparatus and equipment to adults and children from the community. Home Depot has their annual safety day every year during Fire Safety Month and host a spectacular child oriented event including games, building projects, food, and more. The Event is totally free to the public and allows the community to learn about Fire Safety and meet their local Firemen. A great time was had by all, so if you missed this years event look for it next October at your local West Mifflin Home Depot.
Monday, August 19, 2013
Monday evening Station 295 was dispatched to a Motor Vehicle Crash over a hillside. Upon arrival of WM PD there was a report of a truck hauling scissor lifts on its side over the hillside. Rescue 295 responded assisted by members of station 296 (Skyview V.F.C). WM PD advised that patient self extricated himself. Crews stayed on scene to help with clean up and removal of the truck.
Sunday, August 4, 2013
The West Mifflin # 3 VFC Station 295 regrets to inform that Life Member Bill Drury has answered his last alarm. Bill was a life member of our company serving in a multitude of both Line and Executive offices over his 51 years of service. The Viewing for Bill will be on Wednesday August 7, 2013 from 1400-1600 hrs. and 1800-2000 hrs. with Firefighter service at 1930 hrs. The services will be hosted at the Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home in Pleasant Hills. Mass will be at Holy Spirit Church on Thursday at 1100 hrs with the wake to follow at the fire station. Firefighters wishing to attend the service are asked to be at the station no later than 1900 hours on Wednesday.
Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Members of Station 295 were summonsed for a mutual aid assist into District 296 Wednesday for a reported high angle rescue. Baldwin EMS Received a call for a male that fell from a ladder at a local business upon arrival on scene they found that a worker had fallen along with a catwalk style ladder to a sub roof approx. 20-25 feet of the ground. The worker was ascending the cat walk style ladder from the sub roof to the main roof and when he was near the top of the approx. 20 foot tall ladder it became dislodged from the structure and collapsed to the sub roof with the victim falling with it. Baldwin EMS immediately put in the special request for rescue from the West Mifflin Dispatch Center. Units from 296 and 295 were dispatched to assist Truck 232 was then dispatched for their bucket ladder truck as Truck 295 is currently Out of service for repairs. Crews worked together and made access to the Pt. then assessed, treated, and packaged the Pt. on the rooftop before utilizing 232 truck to lower the Pt. to the ground. Crews used their skills in Ladders, Rope, and First Aid to assist the EMS. The Pt. was transported to a local trauma center by Baldwin EMS. Crews worked together and had the Pt. safely rescued and transported within 45 minutes of the Original Call. All Crews on scene did a phenomenal job. The Officers and Members of the West Mifflin #3 VFC would like to wish the victim a quick and painless recovery from their traumatic event.
Saturday, July 27, 2013
Around 0900hrs Members of station
295 were dispatched to assist station 296 (Skyview V.F.C.) with a Motor
vehicle crash on Lebanon Road by Bombardier. Upon arrival of 295 Chief
Schwab and 296 Chief Pelikan found a single vehicle
into a telephone pole without entrapment and the pole was sheared at the bottom. 296 Chief instructed Rescue
295 to block Lebanon road at Lebanon Church Road. Crews were on
scene awaiting for Duquesne Light to insure the safety of the road. Lebanon road is
closed from Lebanon Church Road to Get go till about noon and has since been reopened.
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