Call history
Thursday, October 31st, 2013
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Today the Crabtree Volunteer Fire Department hosted the annual community Children's Halloween Parade & Party at the fire station. Crews then took to the streets patrolling during trick-or-treat hours.
Sunday, October 13th, 2013
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This morning at 08:15 Rescue 34 was alerted as the Rapid Intervention Team for the Structure Fire in the Holiday Acres Community, Derry Twp (71 District). 1st arriving crews found a middle of the group townhouse well involved on the 2nd floor and put a quick knock on the fire.
Tuesday, October 8th, 2013
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As part of Fire Prevention Week, Engine & Rescue 34 participated in the annual Fire Prevention display @ Westmoreland Mall. The crew enjoyed interacting with the public and showing off the equipment to those in attendance.
Thursday, September 26th, 2013
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This evening Rescue 34 was alerted to Route 22 @ Hannastown Rd, Salem Twp (90 District) for the Vehicle Accident involving a tractor trailer. 1st arriving units found 1 truck that took out utility poles and went over the embankment and a tractor trailer that became entangled in the wires that came ...
Sunday, September 15th, 2013
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This morning at 09:44 Rescue 34 was alerted to Route 22/West Penn Ln east of New Alex (77 District) for the Vehicle Accident with Injuries and a section of guardrail thru the vehicle. 1st arriving 77 units found a passenger vehicle that took out several hundred feet of guardrail, with about 5 feet ...
Wednesday, August 28th, 2013
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This afternoon a severe storm brought heavy rains and gusty winds to a large portion of Westmoreland County, including Crabtree and surrounding communities. The incidents began rolling in at 15:00 and would keep Crabtree crews busy for the next 7 hours handling a total of 33 incidents, including 26...
Saturday, July 27th, 2013
The new multipurpose 4x4 Utility Truck has been ordered through Pierce Manufacturing Co. This new piece will replace the 1995 Suburban and will be equipped to handle incidents that occur off-road and in our farmlands, as well as our medical calls and as a backup to our other pieces of apparatus.
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This evening at 21:13, Rescue 34 was alerted as the Rapid Intervention Team to the Allegheny Ludlum Plant, Derry Twp (71 District) for an explosion and fire in the melt shop. Chief 71 arrived to find smoke showing, a large portion of the roof missing and significant structural damage to the walls.
Sunday, July 21st, 2013
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Thank you to all of our members, families, friends, neighboring fire companies and other emergency service agencies who assisted our community with the 2013 edition of the St. Bartholomew Church Festival & Crabtree Fireworks.
Thursday, July 18th, 2013
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This afternoon at 16:18, Engine 34 responded for the Vehicle Fire in the parking lot of Rizzo's Restaurant. The crew quickly knocked the fire & performed a bit of overhaul. Crews out 30 mins.
Monday, June 24th, 2013
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This evening at 19:25 Rescue 34 was alerted to Twin Lakes Rd @ McWilliams Rd intersection (114 District) for the Vehicle Accident with injuries. 1st arriving units found 1 vehicle on its side up against a telephone pole, with all occupants out.
Friday, June 14th, 2013
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This morning at 0518 Utility 34 assisted Station 77 with a medical incident in the boro in which the patient was flown to a Pittsburgh medical facility. Crews assisted EMS with patient packaging & extrication from the residence and then set up a landing zone in the parking lot of the Presbyteri...
Friday, June 14th, 2013
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Recently Engine & Rescue 34 were updated with high visible, chevron striping on the rear of the apparatus. This allows us to be in compliance with NFPA 1901 Standard for Emergency Vehicles and Fire Apparatus, making us more visible & safe while operating on our roads & highways.
Tuesday, June 4th, 2013
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Today Engine & Utility 34, along with Engine 90, spent the day at the James Metzgar Elementary School, Salem Twp participating in the annual end of school year Metzgar Day. The apparatus and equipment displays were part of a fun-filled day of outdoor activities that were enjoyed by the students...
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This morning at 06:45 Rescue 34 was alerted to the Route 22/Route 981 Intersection (77 District) for the Vehicle Accident with Injuries. 1st arriving 77 units found a rear-end type collision involving 2 tractor trailers, 1 patient trapped and a significant fuel spill.
Monday, May 20th, 2013
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Sunday, May 20, 2013...Overnight at 01:30 Rescue 34 was alerted for the Vehicle Accident with Injuries on Route 22 between Route 119 & Fennel St, Salem Twp (90 District). Units arrived to find 2 vehicles with major damage, 1 vehicle rolled over and all 4 lanes shutdown due to the extensive debr...
Wednesday, May 8th, 2013
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This afternoon at 16:00 units were dispatched to Route 119 @ Slightown Rd, Salem Twp (90 District) for the Vehicle Accident with Injuries. Rescue 34 arrived to find a t-bone type collision with 1 seriously injured patient.
Saturday, May 4th, 2013
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This morning at 08:38 Station 34 was alerted for the Fuel Spill in the 2500 block of Route 119 in Crabtree. Chief 34 arrived to find a disabled tri-axle truck that lost part of its rear axle causing a significant oil spill.
Monday, April 22nd, 2013
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This morning crews from 34 headed over to St. Vincent College for our annual SCBA training refresher course. Crews went thru several evolutions where they fine-tuned their skills thru a maze, with search & rescue and firefighter rescue scenerios.
Friday, April 19th, 2013
This evening at 20:50 Engine & Rescue 34 responded into the City of Latrobe (113 District) on the 1st alarm assignment for the Commercial Building Fire in the heart of the downtown business district.

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