Monday, September 21, 2009...The 1st part of the month of September has been busy here at Station 34. Members have been taking part in numerous training courses, meetings and certification testing. We were the host station for the Vehicle Machinery & CORE Rescue National Pro-Board testing, wh...
Sunday, August 30, 2009...In continuation of our Rescue training, Crabtree members, along with Lloydsville, Forbes Road and Greensburg took part in the 16 hr, PA State Certified Basic Ropes and Rigging Course that was held at Station 34.
Tuesday, August 25, 2009...The alarm went out this afternoon for pine trees on fire endangering a residence in the 77 District (New Alexandria) of Derry Twp. Engine 77 arrived to find a pile of building materials on fire with extension into a row of pine trees next to the house, and quickly knocked...
Sunday, August 16, 2009...This weekend the Basic Vehicle Rescue Course held at Station 34 wrapped up with the 16 hour Technician Level Training. Thanks to all who helped put this Course together & to the members of Crabtree, Lloydsville, Forbes Road and Greensburg who took the time out of their...
Sunday, August 9, 2009...Today the Engine & Rescue participated in an Open House at the Arnold Palmer Regional Airport. Crews gave apparatus & equipment tours, participated in a parade, memorial service and township fire apparatus photo op.
Sunday, August 2, 2009... The training in Crabtree continued this week with the Basic Vehicle Rescue Operations Course. Congratulations to the following members who successfully completed the course: J.
Sunday, August 2, 2009...The wake up call went out at 0621 for the Vehicle Accident on Bovard-Luxor Rd @ Cameo Lane in Hempfied Twp, 93 District (Luxor). Rescue 34 arrived and found 1 vehicle had hit a pole with injuries.
Wednesday, July 29, 2009...Today Crabtree & Forbes Road Fire Dept's participated in the PA State Police Camp Cadet program @ Clelian Heights School in Hempfield Twp. Along with the fire apparatus/equipment tours hroughout the morning & afternoon, the children participated in several station...
Tuesday, July 28, 2009...This morning the Mutual Aid Ambulance EMT students participated in vehicle rescue training at the Crabtree Fire Station. Rescue 34 & crew assisted the instructors & students with the different scenerio requirements of patient care, extrication & packaging.
Sunday, July 26, 2009...This morning, 15 personnel from Crabtree, Lloydsville & a couple out of town fire companies took the National Hazardous Materials Awareness & Operations Level Pro-Board Certification Tests.
Sunday, July 19th, 2009...Sunday concluded this years festivities of the St Bartholomew Festival & Crabtree Fireworks weekend. As usual we had approximately 15,000-20,000 visitors in the Crabtree community for the weekend.
Wednesday, July 15, 2009...At 1632 Rescue 34 was dispatched to a residence on Hidden Lane, Unity Twp for a Fall Victim. The Rescue quickly went enroute with a crew of 5, and arrived to stabilize the patient and begin treatment.
Sunday ,July 12, 2009...Today finished up the Basic Vehicle Rescue Awareness course hosted by Crabtree VFD. There were a total of 17 participants from all over the area. The students will continue on with the Operations & Technician levels in August.
Saturday, July 4, 2009…This morning Crabtree crews participated in the annual Latrobe 4th of July Parade. Following the parade, Engine & Rescue 34 proceeded to Latrobe Central Fire Station for the standby assignment during the remainder of the event.
Thursday, July 2, 2009...At 2305 the Rescue assignment was sent for the Vehicle Accident on Donahue Rd @ Trongo Rd, Unity Twp (114 District). 1st arriving units reported 2 vehicles with entrapment and 2 injuries.
Wednesday, June 24, 2009...This time the dispatch brought Engine & Rescue 34 to Route 119, 1 mile N of Crabtree at 16:46 for the Vehicle Accident. Rescue 34 arrived 1st to find 2 vehicles with 1 ejected and 1 trapped.
June 19, 2009...Rescue 34 was dispatched at 0146 to assist with the Vehicle Accident on Route 22, west of Hannastown Rd, Salem Twp (90 District). 1st arriving fire & ems crews found a head on collision with entrapment in both vehicles and 1 fatality.
June 17, 2009...A couple hours of storms with heavy rainfall hit Westmoreland County this evening causing flash floods resulting in several rescues. Crabtree crews were kept busy for almost 6 hours, from 2050 - 0240, shutting down roads, rescuing individuals trapped in their vehicles & assisiti...
Sunday, June 14, 2009...Congratulations to the members from Crabtree, New Alexandria and Lloydsville who successfully completed the 24 hour PA State Haz-Mat Operations Level Course that finished up today.