February 14, 2020
It was a busy weekend for Connellsville Township VFD. On Friday evening, Station 7 was dispatched to a reported structure fire on Breakneck Road in Connellsvile Township. First arriving units reported a working basement fire. The fire was quickly extinguished but the home sustained smoke damage throughout. CTVFD was assisted by New Haven Hose Company, Bullskin Township VFC and Scottdale VFD.
February 15, 2020
CTVFD was activated to assist Mount Pleasant VFD in Westmoreland County with a working garage fire. Chief 38 reported a working fire in an auto garage business. The fire was contained to the garage structure.
February 16, 2020
CTVFD was activated to assist Westmoreland Station 74, East Huntingdon VFD with a structure fire. The fire was an abandoned building at a former golf course. The remains of the former clubhouse was burning. Due to its location, numerous tankers were called to assist at the scene.
CTVFD was activated in the evening to assist Station 45 Bullskin Township VFC with a working garage fire. The garage was located down a remote lane with minimal access. Due to the location, Bullskin VFC requested additional tankers to assist to the scene.
During their recent annual department dinner, the Officers and members of Connellsville Township Volunteer Fire Department recognized Joe Brooks for his years of service to the department. Joe served as Fire Chief 1980 to 1989 and 2010 to 2018. He was presented with a plaque carved with the department patch and a brass bell trophy both engraved with his years of service.
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905 Fireman Street
Connellsville, PA 15425