2016 Monthly Calls

2016

Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

May

Jun

Jul

Aug

Sep

Oct

Nov

Dec

YTD

Fire/Rescue

34  

29    27   
32      30                                                           

152  

QRS

58  

69    57    69      64                                               317   

Total

92  

98    84    101   94                                                        469   

Total Calls by Year

Year

  2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

Total

684 

681 

724 

824 

1,028

1,243

1,298 

1,224 

1,162

1,118

1,051

1,204

1,232

 
 



Welcome to the official site of the Unity Volunteer Fire Department, we are located 15 miles east of Pittsburgh, PA in Plum Borough, Allegheny County. We hope that our website will not only be informative, but also give you an understanding of the pride that we have in our company. 
      

 

                                                                                        

 
 

        

  

     

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State of the Art Apparatus

The Unity VFD maintains state of the art firefighting apparatus to provide the highest level of protection for the our community. Learn about it...

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The Unity VFD is not just a service to the community, it is a part of it. We become involved by providing demonstrations, department tours, fire safety information and by participating in many community events. Learn more...

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The Unity VFD's greatest asset is its members. We have more than 30 active members, many of whom are lifetime members. We also have a Ladies Auxiliary that supports the department in many ways.

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Unity - 233 Station at 340 Old Leechburg Rd
 

 

 

 

  US OPEN coming to Plum Borough
June 13th thru June 19th

Unity VFD - Station 233 to lead fire protection 

June 3 , 2016 -   The 2016 US OPEN returns to Oakmont Country Club in Plum Borough from June 13th thru June 19th. Unity VFD - Station 233 will lead the fire protection for the weeklong event with 8 firefighters on duty along with a fire commander on site at the Country Club for 12 hours a day. Onsite we will be utilizing Engine 233-1 and a Special Pierce Brush Truck (Brush 233) on loan to us from Glick Fire Equipment. Offsite we will have 3 firefighters on duty 12 hours a day at Unity VFD -Station 233 and also 3 firefighters on duty at Oakmont VFD - Station 216. We look forward to the challenge and working with the volunteers from our neighboring depts. that will assist us in staffing. Personnel from Allegheny County Emergency Services will also be onsite to assist with communications, fire protection and Haz Mat.


   
 

7 people Rescued from House Fire in Plum

  

Good Luck to Dan Fitzhenry

Feb 8, 2016 -  The members and Officers of Unity VFD would like to congratulate 2nd Assistant Chief/Paramedic Dan Fitzhenry on his new appointment with the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department in Virginia.  Dan began his career at Unity in 2009 and rose through the ranks of Assistant Chief this year.  Dan has provided leadership on the fire grounds and provided great patient care to his patients in Plum Borough.  

Your service is greatly appreciated and thank you for your dedication to the citizens of Plum Borough. Good luck in your new position, and hope you visit frequently!





 

1,232 CALLS IN 2015

 January 1, 2016 - Unity VFD was dispatched to 1,232 calls for assistance in 2015.
   The top five call types were:
   743 Medical/Qrs calls
   161 Auto Accidents
   110 Fire Alarms
 
   38 Structure Fires/Smoke in structure calls
   35 Natural Gas Leaks   

Thanks to all Unity VFD members for another great year of serving our community.        

             
  

As seen on KDKA, Unity VFD included in story on Narcan

       

  


 

 



 

Unity Engine 233-1 wins Best Appearing "Heavy Engine" at County Parade

July 18, 2015 - Unity VFD attended the annual Allegheny County Firemen's Convention parade at Glassport VFD - Station 161. Our 2014 Pierce Impel pumper, Engine 233-1 won Best Appearing Heavy Engine (1500gpm and above). Thanks to the Unity members that attended and spent all day getting the rig looking good!

 

 

 


 

 

   Summer Blast at Unity UP Church - 7/8/15

  

   


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GEN3E (4 HRS)

New Engine 233-1 has arrived

July 25, 2014 - Engine 233-1 has arrived to it's new home at Unity VFD on Friday July 25th. It is a 2014 Pierce Impel Pumper with a 1500gpm pump, 750 gallon tank and a 450HP Cummins Diesel engine. Also featured is the Husky 12 foam system which we will be using to deliver Class A foam. It has been a long process and we are proud to add this latest addition to Plum Borough's Firefighting fleet. 
    













 



233QRS Best Appearing Ambulance/QRS at Allegheny County Convention Parade

June 14, 2014 - Unity VFD (Qrs233 and Truck233) attended the parade at Oakmont VFD. Plum Borough was well represented. Unity VFD won a plaque for Best Appearing Ambulance/Qrs. Thanks to all Unity members that attended and your efforts. 

 


 

  
                  

 


 

 

Network of Hope 5K walk at Boyce Park

May 17, 2014 - Unity VFD was requested to lead the walk at Boyce Park Ski Lodge. Engine 233-2 and QRS233 and crew attended the event. Thanks for all the support by Network of Hope staff.     

 

 



 

           

 

 

          



                    

   

           

 

         

       

 

              

        
       

        

     
    

         

       

     

 


 

 
     
   
     
 
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