The mission of the Vernon Township Volunteer Fire Department is to provide the fire suppression, rescue, emergency medical service, hazard control, and other such emergency services, incidents, responses or events, as required for the protection of lives and property in Vernon Township or upon mutual aid response; and to conduct such other activities that builds team or supports our mission.
The Vernon Township VFD responded to the first incident of 2015. Crews were called to perform traffic control for the accident. Brush 27-4 responded with 4 members and was on scene for roughly 3 1/2 hours.
At 2:11pm, Dept 27 was dispatched to a reported MVA with no injuries at the intersection of Mercer Pike and Conneaut Lake Road. 27-1 arrived at the scene with two vehicles damaged and one patient entrapped. Photo is of Firefighter/EMR Zach Reichel, Chief Bill Reichel, and Firefighter Brock Ridgeway working to extricate the patient. Units were back in service at 3:28pm.
Shortly after Midnight, VTVFD was dispatch to assist Summit on a working structure fire on Harmonsburg Road at State Highway 18, the old general store in Harmonsburg. First arriving units had a fire in the basement with smoke showing from exterior. The fire progressed and spread rapidly causing Command to issue evacuation orders. Dept. 27 was requested for 27-1, 27-2, and 27-9. Dept. 27 units were returned to service at 3:49 am.
At 9:32 PM: Dept. 27 was dispatched to a motor vehicle accident on South Mosiertown Road. Reports indicated there was one vehicle rolled over and no injuries nor entrapment.
27-1 and 27-4 responded to the scene. South Mosiertown Road was closed at the intersection of South Mosiertown Road and Dunham Road. Units were back in-service at 10:25 PM.
At 8:30 PM last night, Dept. 27 was dispatched to assist Dept. 23 on a working structure fire on Cherry Street near Jackson Avenue.
First arriving crews reported a fully involved structure fire. Dept. 23 was assisted by Dept. 27, Dept. 7, Dept. 31, Dept. 20, Dept. 40, and Dept. 12.
Vernon Township Volunteer Fire Department and West Mead #2 Volunteer Fire Department are co-hosting a Basic Vehicle Rescue class sponsored by the Crawford County SCUBA team. Awareness is November 12, 13 & 15. Operations is November 18, 21, 22. Technician is to be announced. There is no charge for this course. Thanks to the SCUBA team’s sponsorship. Register by October 31, 2014 by filling out the form below or emailing Chief 29 direct: email@example.com. Thank You![contact-form-7 404 "Not Found"]
Vernon Township VFD has another PA Firemen’s Convention Parade trophy to put on the shelf. Tower 27-9 won First Place for Best Appearing Tower or Snorkel at the 2014 PA State Firemen’s Convention Parade held in downtown Meadville. Great job by all VTVFD personnel!
SATURDAY NIGHT!!!, Station 27 is the place to be! Sofa King Cool Band rocks the house at 8:00 PM! Join us to hear the most rockin’ band in the region at Station 27, 18208 Cussewago Road, Meadville, PA! ALL FIREMEN GET A COMPLEMENTARY BEVERAGE ON THE HOUSE! Saturday’s Kitchen Special: $7.99 for ALL YOU CAN EAT PASTA BAR! Your choice of Stuffed Shells, Spaghetti & Meatballs or Meat Sauce, Alfredo Sauce, Garlic Breadsticks, & Salad ALL DAY til 10:00 PM!
Today marks Day 3 of the 135th PA State Firemen’s Convention. Today’s Kitchen Special: Battered Shrimp Basket with Fries for $6.99 all day til kitchen closes at 10pm. Join us for DJ Beth from 8pm til Midnight.