Call history
Tuesday, December 9th, 2008
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Tuesday, December 09, 2008…At 0856 the tones went out for a Chicken Coop Fire on Roskovensky Road, Unity Twp (114 District). Engine 114 (Lloydsville) arrived 1st, Engine 34 arrived 2nd with a light smoke condition from a 10’X10’ structure & the chickens being evacuated.
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At 0803 on this cold December morning, the alarm was activated for a Vehicle Accident with Entrapment on Latrobe-Crabtree Rd in the 114 (Lloydsville) District. First arriving crews from 114 arrived to find a pickup truck on its side with 2 occupants trapped.
Saturday, November 29th, 2008
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Saturday, November 29, 2008...At 0205 Rescue 34 was dispatched for the Vehicle Accident on Bovard-Luxor Rd, just east of Luxor (93 District). Rescue 34 went enroute with a crew of 6 & Engine 34 with a crew of 2.
Friday, November 21st, 2008
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Friday, November 21, 2008...The first snow of the season brought out the accidents around Westmoreland County. This one occurred at 1437 on Route 119, 1 mile south of Crabtree. Rescue 34 and Engine 75 (Hannastown) arrived to find 1 vehicle on its side, blocking 1 lane, with the occupant out & ...
Saturday, November 15th, 2008
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Saturday, November 15, 2008...At 2120 the tones dropped for the Garage Fire on Cemetery Rd in Crabtree. Engine 34 arrived quickly to find a 2-car, detached garage, situated in between 2 houses, with a moderate smoke condition & a good fire inside.
Saturday, November 8th, 2008
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Saturday, November 8, 2008...The 4th incident of the day for Crabtree's Volunteers was this vehicle accident on Route 22 @ Rushwood Rd, Derry Twp. in the construction zone, involving 3 vehicles. Attack 77 (New Alexandria) arrived 1st to find the eastbound lane blocked with approximately 10 possible...
Saturday, November 8th, 2008
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Saturday, November 8, 2008...Today 8 members of Crabtree spent 2 hours taking part in some Rescue training. Crabtree firefighter's went through several scenerios of patient care, patient extrication, vehicle stabilazation and rescue techniques.
Tuesday, November 4th, 2008
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Tuesday, November 4, 2008…At 1629 the alarm went out for the Vehicle Accident with Injuries on Route 981 in New Alexandria. First arriving units from 77 (New Alexandria), found 2 vehicles head-on with possible entrapment & several injuries, including 2 pediatric patients.
Tuesday, November 4, 2008…Over the past couple weeks, Crabtree firefighters have been keeping busy running calls, training, fundraising & hosting the Community Halloween activities. The Engine & Rescue have been out daily running minor crashes, fire alarms, medicals, smoke investigat...
Monday, October 13th, 2008
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Monday, October 13, 2008...Rescue 34 was dispatched at 15:07 for the Vehicle Accident with Injuries on Twin Lakes Road in the 114 District (Lloydsville). The Rescue crew assisted with traffic control, then diverted to the lower parking lot of Twin Lakes Park to establish a landing zone for the heli...
Saturday, October 11th, 2008
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Saturday, October 11, 2008...At 0514 Crabtree crews were awakened for the 2nd time overnite. This time for the Diesel Fuel Spill on Route 22 in New Alexandria. First arriving 77 (New Alexandria) units found a tractor trailer into the guardrail with a damaged saddle tank.
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Wednesday, October 8, 2008...The next stop on our Fire Prevention Week tour took us to the James Metzgar Elementary School on Route 119 in Salem Twp. Along with the Forbes Road Fire Department, we partcipated in a fire evacuation drill & afterwards went into the classrooms to speak to the stude...
Tuesday, October 7th, 2008
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Tuesday, October 7, 2008...Engine & Rescue 34 took part in the annual Fire Prevention Nite at Westmoreland Mall. Crews were on hand to show off the equipment and give tours of the trucks. Thanks to all those who came out to see us and thanks to our members who gave up their evening to pa...
Tuesday, October 7th, 2008
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Sunday, October 5, 2008…The members from Crabtree loaded up the Engine & Rescue and headed over to the Latrobe Lowes @ Colony Lane to participate in the 2nd Annual Unity Township Fire Prevention Day sponsored by the Unity Twp Fire Bureau.
Tuesday, September 23rd, 2008
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Tuesday, September 23, 2008…This evening members of the Crabtree VFD took part in our annual hose testing. The crew met at 1800 and spent the next 3 hours testing a good portion of our 1”, 1 ¾”, 2”, 3” and 5” hose from the Engine and the spare sections fr...
Thursday, September 18th, 2008
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Thursday, September 18, 2008...Crews were awakened at 0429 for the Vehicle Accident on Lewis Rd @ Donahue Rd.(114 District). 1st arriving crews from 93 (Luxor) reported 1 vehicle off the road into a pole, with the pole sheared.
Tuesday, September 9th, 2008
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Tuesday, September 9, 2008…During one of many thunderstorms that swept across the area, the 1st alarm assignment was sent at 0539 for the House Fire on 4th Ave in the City of Latrobe. This brought Engine & Rescue 34 with a combined crew of 7.
Thursday, September 4th, 2008
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Thursday, September 4, 2008...While returning from the previous fire, Engine 34 was stopped by a passing motorist reporting a Vehicle Accident on Rt. 981 just south of New Alexandria. As the Engine made its way down Rt.
Thursday, September 4th, 2008
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Thursday, September 4, 2008...At 1319 the tones dropped for a House Fire on Route 981 in Derry Twp., just north of New Alexandria. Engine 77 (New Alexandria) arrived 1st to find a working basement fire with extension into the 1st floor.
Tuesday, September 2nd, 2008
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Tuesday, September, 2, 2008…Crews from 34 & 77 (New Alexandria) spent the evening at Hafer’s Junkyard participating in Vehicle Rescue Training. Crews practiced various techniques and scenarios including stabilization, hazard control, entanglement and extrication.

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