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At 20:55 Stations 107(Turkeytown), 17(Smithton), 19(Yukon), 58(Scottdale), Tanker 74(East Huntingdon) and Air 38(Mt. Pleasant) were activated for reports of smoke and flames coming from the rear of a ...
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This past Wednesday a young man was working on a house in when he was injured in an accident. He sustained life threatening injuries to his arm while severing several arteries and veins. He was brough...
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As storms rolled through the Smithton Area around 21:00, roadways began to flood as calls came in to the 9-1-1 center. Station 17(Smithton) was originally activated for a flooded roadway near the fo...
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Shortly after 23:00 on Thursday evening, Fayette County Station 11 was alerted of a working abandoned structure fire on River Road in Dawson Borough. A second alarm was requested which added Westmore...
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PATIENT WITH LIFE THREATENING INJURIES WALKS INTO STATION 17
Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

This past Wednesday a young man was working on a house in when he was injured in an accident. He sustained life threatening injuries to his arm while severing several arteries and veins. He was brought to Station 17 while others called 911 seeking assistance from our firefighters. Chief Ribniscky and other volunteers were able to control the bleeding with a tourniquet and direct pressure on the wound. The man was then transported by Rostraver/West Newton EMS to a local trauma center. The quick actions of our volunteers likely saved this young mans life.

PATIENT WITH LIFE THREATENING INJURIES WALKS INTO STATION 17
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At 20:55 Stations 107(Turkeytown), 17(Smithton), 19(Yukon), 58(Scottdale), Tanker 74(East Huntingdon) and Air 38(Mt. Pleasant) were activated for reports of smoke and flames coming from the rear of a house in the village of Jacobs Creek in South Huntingdon Township.The Ladder arrived first to find h...
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This past Wednesday a young man was working on a house in when he was injured in an accident. He sustained life threatening injuries to his arm while severing several arteries and veins. He was brought to Station 17 while others called 911 seeking assistance from our firefighters.
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As storms rolled through the Smithton Area around 21:00, roadways began to flood as calls came in to the 9-1-1 center. Station 17(Smithton) was originally activated for a flooded roadway near the former Jones Brewing plant.
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Shortly after 23:00 on Thursday evening, Fayette County Station 11 was alerted of a working abandoned structure fire on River Road in Dawson Borough. A second alarm was requested which added Westmoreand County Companies 74(East Huntingdon) 58(Scottdale) and 17(Smithton).
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Just before 11:00pm on Wednesday night, Station 82(West Newton) was activated for a possible structure fire near 105 South Second Street, West Newton Borough. Stations 103(Collinsburg), 11(Sutersville), 107(Turkeytown), 17(Smithton) and 105(Rostraver Central) were activated to fill the alarm.
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At 18:11 Stations 105(Rostraver Central) and 17(Smithton) were activated for a possible vehicle fire on Interstate 70 westbound near the Cedar Creek Golf Course. Additional call into the 9-1-1 Center advising a working tanker truck fire.
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At 04:38, Station 74(East Huntingdon Twp.) was activated for a brush fire in the area of 576 Buttermore Road in the township. Units from Stations 58(Scottdale), 60(Everson), 17(Smithton), 107(Turkeytown) and 19(Yukon).
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At 16:56 Station 74(East Huntingdon Twp) was activated for a structure fire with possible entrapment at 705 Hodge Road. Captain 74 arrived to find a working structure fire with all occupants out of the residence.
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After handling a downed tree in the Borough due to high winds going through the area, Station 17(Smithton) was alerted of debris on the roadway on Second Street near the old Jones Brewery location. Attack 17 and Squad 17 arrived to find a partial structure collapse of a second story holding tank ar...
Saturday, December 3rd, 2016
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Just after 1:30am, Station 82 was activated for a structure fire with possible entrapment at 325 North Second Street, West Newton Borough. Stations 11(Sutersville), 103(Collinsburg), 107(Turkeytown), 17(Smithton), 105(Rostraver Central) and RIT-184(Elizabeth Twp) were activated to fill the alarm.
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At 09:18 Station 105(Rostraver Central) was activated for a possible structure fire at 833 Findley Road at the Relax Inn Hotel. Stations 17(Smithton), 103(Collinsburg), 31(Webster) and RIT11(Sutersville) were activated to fill the alarm.
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At 21:13 Stations 107(Turkeytown), 17(Smithton) and 19(Yukon) were activated for possible brush fire near the intersection of Dutch Hollow Road and State Route 981 in South Huntingdon Twp.As Squad 17 went enroute, reports into the 9-1-1 center stated a possible trailer hauling hay was on fire.
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For the second straight year, the Smithton Volunteer Fire Department was asked to provide fire/rescue service during the Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix at Schenley Park in the City of Pittsburgh on July 16th and July 17th.
Wednesday, June 29th, 2016
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At 06:47 Station 82(West Newton) was activated for a possible structure fire with entrapment at 162 North Third Street, West Newton Borough. Stations 11(Sutersville), 103(Collinsburg), 107(Turkeytown), (17 Smithton) and Air 38(Mt.
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At 4:38 on March 21st, Stations 107(Turkeytown), 17(Smithton), 19(Yukon), 105(Rostraver Central), 82(West Newton) and 103(Collinsburg) was activated for a structure fire with possible entrapment in the 500 block of Fitz Henry Road, South Huntingdon Twp.Engine 107 arrived to find a fully involved str...
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At 21:24 Station 17 was alerted to a vehicle fire endangering a structure at 122 First Street in the Borough. Stations 105(Rostraver Central), 107(Turkeytown) and 19(Yukon) were activated to fill the alarm.
Saturday, December 19th, 2015
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At 02:41 Station 17 was alerted for a stove fire at 324 Third Street in the Borough. Stations 105(Rostraver Central), 107(Turkeytown), 19(Yukon), 80(North Belle Vernon) and RIT 11(Sutersville) were activated to fill the alarm.
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At 17:01 on Thanksgiving Day, Station 17 members were alerted to a vehicle accident on Route 51 North in Rostraver Twp. for a vehicle accident with injuries and entrapment. Rostraver Twp Police arrived to find one vehicle off the roadway, up a hillside with multiple patients entrapped.Rescue 105(R...
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At 14:28, Stations 105(Rostraver Central) and 17(Smithton) were activated for a possible drowning victim on the Youghiogheny River near an area known as Smithton Beach, just off the Yough River Trail in Rostraver Township.
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At 02:50 Station 17's members were alerted of smoke coming form the former Elizabeth Milling Company (EMC) plant located at 608 Center Street, Smithton Borough. Stations 105(Rostraver Central), 107(Turkeytown), 80(North Belle Vernon), 19(Yukon) and RIT-11(Sutersville) were then activated for th...

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