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Monday, October 7th, 2019
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With October being fire prevention month firefighter Shirley Logan, Assistant Chief Ernie Logan, Captain Wes James and Officer Terry Gentzel from the Leetsdale police department stopped by the Leetsdale High Rise Monday night to go over some fire prevention tips with the residents.
Saturday, October 5th, 2019
With the cold weather right around the corner, everyone will be turning on their furnace. Make sure you have your furnace serviced yearly to locate and repair any defects. A defective furnace can put carbon monoxide into your house.
Friday, October 4th, 2019
On Friday, October 4, 2019 at 3:31 PM Leetsdale firefighters were requested to assist Sewickley firefighters to assist searching for a missing person along the banks of the Ohio River. Several boats from neighboring departments were also requested.
We are still looking for people that want to help their community. We don't need just interior firefighters. We need exterior firefighters, people for fire ground support, people to direct traffic when needed, citizens that are interested in helping us do fund drives and the list goes on.
Thursday, October 3rd, 2019
On Thursday, October 3, 2019 at 7:25 PM. Leetsdale, Fair Oaks and Sewickley VFD's were dispatched for a residential fire alarm on Kenney Drive in Leet Twp. Fair Oaks Chief arrived on the scene to discover that a pizza had been over cooked in the oven and the smoke from that set off the detector....
In Leetsdale Borough at approximately 5:00 AM on Saturday, September 5, 2019 there was some type of explosion at Hussey Copper. The incident injured/burned 4 victims with the most serious one being transported to West Penn hospitals burn unit via ambulance.
Sunday, September 1st, 2019
The Leetsdale volunteer firefighters would like to wish you and your family a happy and safe Labor Day. Please use caution while driving this weekend due to the increased amount of traffic on the roadways.
Friday, August 30th, 2019
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Just a reminder, when approaching any first responders (fire, EMS, police, tow trucks) while driving on the highway you are required by law to move over to the lane away from them.
Thursday, August 29th, 2019
At 9:38 AM on 8/29/2019 Leetsdale firefighters along with Sewickley, Aleppo Twp., Emsworth and Fair Oaks VFD's were dispatched for a bathroom exhaust fan on fire in Edgeworth on Maple Lane. Sewickley and Aleppo Twp.
Thursday, August 22nd, 2019
The Leetsdale Volunteer Fire Department is currently accepting applications for firefighters. Please click the membership tap on the home page of this website for information about becoming involved. We currently have positions open for firefighters and QRS personnel.
Wednesday, August 7th, 2019
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This pretty much speaks for itself.
Thursday, July 18th, 2019
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On July 18, 2019 at 11:40 AM, Leetsdale and Fair Oaks VFD'S were dispatched for a single vehicle accident at Camp Meeting Road and Beaver Street with unknown injuries. When crews arrived they found a single vehicle into a concrete structure owned by the VFW.
Thursday, July 18th, 2019
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Everyone knows to change the batteries in their smoke detectors twice a year. Once we we turn the clocks ahead and then when we turn them back for daylight savings time. Now you know the batteries are good, but does the detector actually work.
Sunday, July 14th, 2019
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After all the rain that we have endured combined with the numerous times our area has been flooded, the Leetsdale firefighters decided to lend a hand to our local school district. Quaker Valley high schools lower parking lot was like a swamp with all the mud that remained after the flooding.
Thursday, July 11th, 2019
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At 7:01 AM Thursday morning Leetsdale firefighters were dispatched for flooding conditions on Route 65 between Ferry Street and the Quaker Village Shopping Center as well as Rapp Street to the overpass going into the industrial park, both Northbound and Southbound.
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At 6:51 AM on Sunday 7/7/2019 Leetsdale and Fair Oaks VFD’s were dispatched for a flooding condition on Ohio River Blvd. (Rte. 65) between the Quaker Valley High School near the football stadium and Quaker Village Shopping Center.
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Just a reminder that tomorrow, the 4th of July (independence day) is an all day affair in the Borough of Leetsdale. The carnival is open from 1:00 PM until 10:00 PM. There will be rides, games and lots of carnival food.
Tuesday, June 25th, 2019
Recent calls that we have responded to: 6/12/19 Motor vehicle accident with injuries. Ferry Street and Beaver Street. 6/17/19 Wires on fire and arcing with other unknown hazards. 29 Main Street.
Monday, June 24th, 2019
On Monday evening 6/24/19 Leetsdale VFD and Fair Oaks VFD participated in a class on traffic incident management. The class explained how to position fire apparatus on roadways to block lanes to give firefighters, EMS and police as much protection as possible from oncoming motorists in case they ...
Monday, June 24th, 2019
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Leetsdale Firefighters going over a few things on 309 Engine 1 before practice Monday Night.
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