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Tue. Feb 24th 2015
Training - Rigging and Low Angle Rescue

The Volunteers took to multiple activities this evening, starting off with fueling the vehicles.  The crews then ran the gas ...

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Tue. Feb 17th 2015
Training - Using the new Hurst eDraulics

The members of Cherry City invited Premier to the station this evening to demonstrate the newest Hurst eDraulic tools.  ...

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Sat. Feb 14th 2015
New Technology for 260!

Cherry City VFC, in order to maintain a high level of service, has upgraded from laptops within the trucks to iPad Air. ...

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We are the Cherry City Volunteer Fire Company

Established in 1919.  


Cherry City VFC is located within the First District of Shaler Township.  We are the southernmost portion of the Township, bordered by the City of Pittsburgh to the South, Millvale Boro to the West and Etna Boro to the East.  We protect about 2000 residential units and 10 businesses within our 1.5 Square Mile first due.  We provide fire suppression and rescue services to our residents, visitors and to our mutual aid companies.  We pride ourselves with our dedication and education.  In 2014, we totaled nearly 6000 man- hours in activities, including hall functions and running calls, and this is to include nearly 2000 hours of fire and rescue training!  

We are Cherry City and welcome to our site!

Cherry City Volunteer Fire Company... "Always Ready, Always Willing!"

Recent Calls
Thu. Apr 16th 2015
00:25 - Allegheny 9-1-1 dispatched units to Smokey's Tavern in Millvale Boro for a 2nd floor apartment with smoke coming from the door.  259 Assistant arrived on scene and advised that there was an extinguished fire on the 2nd floor, and units were going to be needed for ventilation.  ...
Wed. Apr 15th 2015
1510 - Units were dispatched to the area of Schwartz Ave and G Streets for a brush fire.  The fire was contained to an 8' x 8' area and held to 260 only.  Units were back in after 20 minutes.Units: 260T, 149ECommand: 260 Chief (Skalos)
Tue. Apr 14th 2015
1734 - Units were dispatched to the 100 block of Kittanning Street in Sharps Hill's District for a female that fell over a hillside.  Crews arrived on scene, 260 Chief assumed command of the incident and 260/149 crews boarded the female and brought her off of the hillside.  Shaler EMS ...
Sun. Apr 12th 2015
00:58 - An alarm assignment was upgraded from an audible fire alarm to a smoke condition in a house at 34 Cherry St in Etna.  149 Assistant arrived on scene with police and determined that the smoke was from a minor cooking accident and minor ventilation was needed.  The assignment was hel...
Fri. Apr 10th 2015
2022 - Units were sent out to 822 Geyer Rd in Reserve for a strange odor in a house.  260 Truck responded and staged on the A side, however was not utilized.  317 units found an issue with the stove, problem was isolated.Command: 317 Chief (Welsh)
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Every 1st Tuesday
8:00pm - 10:00pm
Tue. Apr 21st 2015
7:00pm - 10:00pm
Tue. Apr 21st 2015
8:00pm - 10:00pm
Thu. Apr 23rd 2015
7:15pm - 10:15pm
Recent Call Volume
Aug-14  12
May-14 214

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Contact Information
Cherry City Volunteer Fire Company
309 Davis Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15209
Non-Emergency: 412-822-7000
Emergency: 9-1-1
Fax: 412-822-7047
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