Fire Station Renovations

As many of you are aware the Scalp Avenue Fire Station has been undergoing a complete renovations since December 14th. The banquet facility is nearly complete while the next phase of the fire station portion is just getting started.

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Website Update

As you can see, we have recently updated our website to a new design and layout. More in-depth updates, such as the incidents and apparatus pages are ongoing.

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Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at the RTFD. On this day of thanks, let’s take a minute to thank all the public safety personnel working today including Richaland Police, East Hills EMS, Cambria County Dispatchers, Conemaugh and Windber Hospitals and to all the RTFD career personnel in Maryland, Virgina…

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Firefighter

Congratulations to Captain Chris Meyers, Sergeant Tim Meyers and Firefighter Garrett Wingard on successfully completing and passing the written and practical exams for the Firefighter 1 certifications. Great job and keep up the great work.

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Coal Truck Fire

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At 1521 hours Cambria dispated Grid 301 for a report of an auto fire called in by 83 Lieutenant (Portage). 83 Lieutenant advised the cab of a coal truck on fire. Tanker 3 arrived to report working fire. Crews from Truck 3, Engine 2 and the Tanker pulled two lines…

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Busy End to August

The men of Richland Fire have been busy to end the month of August. In the last 2 weeks they have handled 30+ calls 2 house fires, 1 reported house fire, multiple accidents and multiple other misc. type calls. All while still training every night.

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May 10th – Vehicle accident with Entrapment

At 434pm, we were dispatched to a vehicle accident on Rt 219 southbound at the Rt 56 ramp.  Rescue 3-1, Engine 3-2 & 3-3, Squad 3-1 & 3-3, Chief and Deputy responded with a total staffing of 16.  As 3 Chief & Deputy arrived they advised the accident was in…

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May 3rd – Vehicle Accident with Entrapment

At 116pm we were dispatched for a vehicle accident with entrapment on Eisenhower Blvd at Autumn Drive.  3 Chief and 3 Assistant responded along with Rescue 3-1 with staffing of 6.  3 Chief arrived first and confirmed extensive entrapment.  Engines 3-1, 3-2, 3-3 and Squad 3-1 responded with a total…

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Garage Fire in the 82 Box

In the afternoon hours crews were alerted to a garage fire in Adams Twp right outside the first due. Engine and Tower crews hit the street with a total staffing of 12 people. Tower arrived on scene first to find a single story home with smoke showing from the garage.…

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Small Fire at Meth Clinic

Units were alerted by police for a building on fire in the first due. Tower 3 went responding in seconds and arrived first to find a single story commercial with light smoke from the exterior and evac already in progress. Tower crew found a small fire on the outside of…

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