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Tue. May 19th 2015
Cherry City Signs With 4 Guys!

The Cherry City Truck Committee took about 6 months to review, spec and decide on a manufacturer for a new Light Rescue unit ...

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Tue. Apr 21st 2015
Cherry City Conducts CPR & 1st Aid Training

The Cherry City Volunteers gathered for training tonight to refresh skills at CPR and 1st Aid.  Thank you to Lieutenant ...

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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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We Are Cherry City VFC, Inc.

Est. 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
Sat. May 23rd 2015
14:52 - Units dispatched to 222 Emerson Ave in Aspinwall for a toaster sparking.  260 RIT stood by in station with no active fire.
Fri. May 22nd 2015
18:02 - Units were dispatched to 527 North Ave in Millvale for smoke in the building.  260 Truck arrived on scene and began an investigation.  We found burnt food in a microwave.  The building was ventilated and units returned without further incident.Units Dispatched: 191E, 149E, 259...
Fri. May 22nd 2015
12:08 - Companies were dispatched to 11 Spruce St in Etna for a fire alarm reported for the residence.  260 Truck was cancelled en route per command as it was determined to be burnt food and 1 unit was needed for a vent job.Units: 149E, 260T, 262T
Thu. May 21st 2015
1917 - While returning from the previous call, 191 Rescue Engine and 260 Rescue came across a vehicle crash in front of Demores Pizza.  Containment was needed at the scene and no injuries were reported
Thu. May 21st 2015
1908 - Units were sent out for smoke coming from a house at 1661 Babcock Boulevard in Bauerstown.  It was found, upon arrival by 259 Engine, to be smoke coming from a fireplace vent.  The assignment was held to 259 and 191.
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Every 1st Tuesday
8:00pm - 10:00pm
Mon. May 25th 2015
Tue. May 26th 2015 to Wed. May 27th 2015
7:00pm - 10:00pm
Thu. May 28th 2015
7:15pm - 10:15pm
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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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