Welcome to the internet home of the Cherry City Volunteer Fire Company! Cherry City VFC is an ALL VOLUNTEER organization that provides fire suppression and rescue services for the First District of Shaler Township, and also to mutual aid companies within and outside of Shaler Township. Some of the services we provide include, but not …
03:31 – Crews responded for a working house fire at 102 Convent Ave in the first due. 260 Chief arrived on scene and reported a good working fire. 260 Truck took the front of the structure and stretched lines into the structure with 259 & 191, making a quick knock. 102 RIT assisted with laddering …View full post
13:58 - Company 260, along with a full first alarm assignment was dispatched to 50 Maplewood Road within the first district of our first due area. The reporting party, from 110 Convent Ave, was on scene and reported that the family had multiple dogs inside of the house. Upon arrival at 14:01, 260 Assistant (Nestler) reported …View full post
This call came in for a working Structure Fire on Hays St in Millvale. This fire was dispatched at 0241 hours on unk date in March of 2002. Chief Gary Witkowski from Millvale FD arrived on scene with a fully involved structure with exposures on sides B & D already involved. 260 Truck team utilized …View full post
1743 – Units dispatched to the Sears Carpet Cleaning Business at 112 Lincoln Ave in Millvale for smoke coming from the business. Upon arrival, the truck took the C/D corner of the structure and the crew laddered the building. The crew then proceeded to cut a hole in the roof at the C/D corner for …View full post
This is a great program started by our own member, Jim Wyzomirski! Follow the link below to read the entire story on how this program got started. http://triblive.com/mobile/5071880-96/fire-volunteer-wyzomirskiView full post
22:34 – 260 RIT responded into Hampton Twp at the Wildwood Country Club for a kitchen fire. The fire was quickly knocked by first units who arrived on scene. 260 Rescue staged the RIT team in front of the building until conditions were deemed safe enough for the overhaul units inside and then the RIT …View full post
00:04 – Units from 149 & 260 dispatched down to the 400 block of Butler St in Etna for a vehicle smoking and containment following a pursuit. 149 went to the rear where the actor vehicle stopped and handled containment and the smoking vehicle at that location. 260 Rescue handled a containment detail in front …View full post
1305 – Company 260 Dispatched with 259 for a vehicle that struck about 5 trees, rolled over twice and came to rest in the yard of 708 Wible Run Rd. The female occupant was self extricated upon arrival. 260 & 259 units held on scene for cleanup and for the tow. 259 Lieutenant had command …View full post
01:49 – A neighbor called to report a porch on fire at 122 Heather Dr. Fire units quickly responded and the neighbor after calling 911, had a good bit of the fire knocked with a garden hose. 191 Engine crew extinguished the fire with two cans. Some minor damage to the porch and side of …View full post
01:17 – Units were dispatched to Route 28 in the area of the Shaler Pumphouse for a vehicle overturned with reported entrapment. 149 Rescue and 260 Squad arrived on scene and reported a vehicle on its roof. Police were on scene and reported that the patient had already been extricated. The fire units remained on scene …View full post
08:05 – 260 Rescue responded to a vehicle crash with unknown injuries in front of 334 Parker St in the first due. 260 Asssistant arrived on scene, confirmed no injuries, however the rear-end dtyle crash needed a containment detail and 1 tow. The crew assisted police with cleanup and traffic control.View full post
00:25 – Units were dispatched to a working house fire at 13 Oakwood Sq in the first due. Upon arrival by 260 Chief, he reported fire through the roof of the house and on the C/D corner. 191 Engine took the front of the address and stretched a 2-1/2″ hoseline to the rear. 259 Engine …View full post
01:24 – 260 Truck was dispatched to a working fire at 35 Vine St in Etna. Upon arrival, the truck crew entered the structure on a backup line, assisting 149 units already inside with extinguishment of the blaze. No injuries were reported and units remained on scene for a while for overhaul.View full post
14:15 - 260 Truck crew responded to the parking lot of the station andextinguished a working truck fire with a 1-3/4″ hoseline. There were no exposure issues and the fire was confined to the engine compartment of the truck. 259 assisted with checking for extension.View full post
19:04 – Units were dispatched to 32 Arlington Court in the first due for a working kitchen fire. Initial reports indicated that the fire had spread from the stove to cabinets above the stove. 260 Chief arrived on scene and had good smoke pushing through the front door. 260 Truck arrived on scene about a …View full post
11:20 – Units were dispatched to 403 Davis Avenue in our first due for a working house fire. 260 Chief arrived on scene and had smoke showing. The back deck was off and spreading to the rest of the house. 260 Truck arrived on scene a short time later and began to knock the fire. …View full post
08:18 - 260 Rescue assisted 259 Rescue with removal of a dog from a creek bed behind 1809 Babcock Boulevard. Upon arrival, 259 had ground ladders set up down to the creek bed. 260 team utilized a firefighter in hip boots to ford the creek and bring the dog to the near shore behind the address. …View full post
16:08 – Units were dispatcher to 234 Queensbury Ct in the Woodbridge Neighborhood of Ross Township (246′s Area) for a report of a propane grill on fire next to a townhome. Upon arrival by 510FM1, he stated that it was a small fire along the gas line to the stove. With that said, 247 Deputy …
06:28 – Units dispatched to 1512 Walters Ave in Shaler for a report of smoke in the house. Upon arrival, 260 Truck staged on Marvin and the crew was sent to staging, however was released a short time later. The cause of the smoke was a burnt up furnace motor.
03:27 – Companies dispatched to the Sharpsburg High Rise for a fire alarm in the building. 265 Truck arrived on scene and had smoke showing from an apartment on the 5th division. 260 Truck staged on side A of the structure and was not utilized as the cause was a bad cook and 265/102 handled …
03:31 – Crews responded for a working house fire at 102 Convent Ave in the first due. 260 Chief arrived on scene and reported a good working fire. 260 Truck took the front of the structure and stretched lines into the structure with 259 & 191, making a quick knock. 102 RIT assisted with laddering …
09:20 – 260 Truck and 149 Engine responded for a report of a brush fire under the 62nd street. 260 Truck responded and held at the railroad tracks under the 62nd. The truck was not utilzed and was returned by command
13:58 - Company 260, along with a full first alarm assignment was dispatched to 50 Maplewood Road within the first district of our first due area. The reporting party, from 110 Convent Ave, was on scene and reported that the family had multiple dogs inside of the house. Upon arrival at 14:01, 260 Assistant (Nestler) reported …
23:47 – Units dispatched to 105 Sisca St in Sharpsburg for a report of an oven fire. Initial units arrived on scene and held the assignment to 265 & 102 as there was no immediate issue.
Company 260 dispatched multiple times for an odor of gas outside in the area of Friday Rd at Perry St. Peoples gas was contacted and they have marked the street for repairs.
20:49 - 260 Rescue dispatched to a CO Alarm activation with no ill effects at 198 Seavey Rd. The premise was metered and tthe crew determined that it was activated due to a malfunction. The homeowner was advised to replace the detector.
12:38 - 260 Truck dispatched initially for a fire alarm at 614 Lincioln Ave in Millvale, and while en route, was upgraded to a structure fire call. The sprinklers put out the fire and 260 Truck crew did salvage & overhaul inside of the building. 4 Tarps were left on scene.