Thu. May 19th 2016
After over 20 years with tan gear, the officers and members of the fire company decided to try something new. We decided to switch to black gear, it is still Globe, but we made numerous updates and upgrades to it to make it more comfortable and efficient to wear for the membership.
Wed. Nov 25th 2015
Purpose:To provide free smoke alarms to all City of Lower Burrell residents who are in need of a working smoke detector.To meet the goal of creating a safer environment for city residents.Goal:To prevent the loss of life and property from fires in the City of Lower Burrell.To have 100% of resi...
Sat. Oct 17th 2015
On Saturday morning, several members of Lower Burrell Volunteer Fire Departments 1 and 3, took the opportunity to work on our vehicle rescue skills. Members practiced popping and removing doors along with taking the roof off the vehicle. Members also practiced displacing the steering whe...
Mon. Oct 5th 2015
Keep your family safe with a working smoke alarm in every bedroom! Did you know that roughly half of home fire deaths result from fires reported between 11 p.m. and 7 a.m., when most people are asleep?Smoke alarms save lives. If there is a fire in your home, smoke spreads fast and you need smok...
Thu. Dec 4th 2014
Congratulations to the new and returning officers for 2015. Chief - Tyler Olsen, 1st Asst Chief - George Sabulsky, 2nd Asst Chief - Tony Errico, Captain - Mike Ogurchock, 1st Lieutenant - Ethan Sabulsky, 2nd Lieutenant - Jeff Decola, 1st Safety - Dave Hemprich, 2nd Safety - Brian Jones, C...
Fri. Jul 1st 2016
Just after 0100, Station 69 was activated to assist Staiton 95 with a working structure fire. Rescue 69 arrived on scene, proceeded to set-up RIT operations, and assist with exterior operations. Additional 69 units arrived and proceeded to assist Station 95 with interior operations.69 Un...
Mon. Jun 27th 2016
69 units were activated to Hastings Ave., for reported electrical fire. Upon initial dispatch, Engine 54 and Tower Ladder 95-1 were added to the structural alarm. Engine 69-1 arrived, as 1st due engine and proceeded to send a crew inside to locate the source. Crews from Engine 69-3...
Tue. Jun 14th 2016
Around 1730, Station 69 and Rescue 54 were activated for a vehicle crash, 1 overturned. LBPD arrived on scene and confirmed entrapment. Shortly there after, Medic 137 arrived, confirmed negative entrapment. Units from 69 and 54 assisted with traffic control and debris clean-up.
Sun. Jun 5th 2016
Around 2100, Rescue 69 was activated to assist Station 54 with a vehicle crash with entrapment. Rescue 69 arrived on scene and proceeded to extricate the patient from the vehicle. Nice job by all those on scene!!!
Fri. Jun 3rd 2016
Around 1600, Rescue 69 was activated to assist Station 50 with RIT, for a basement fire.