2020 Election of officers
Sunday, December 29th, 2019

2020 election of Officers.

Fire Chief- George "Turk" Burkley

Assistant 1- Terry Shepherd

Assistant 2- Tom Barberich

Assistant 3- Tim Jones

Captain 1- Zach Dixon

Captain 2- Jonathan Santoro

Lieutenant 1- Adam Dowdrick

Lieutenant 2- Brian Pender

President - James Meighan

1st VP - Paul Foder

2nd VP- Albert Dettorre

Treasurer- Donna Brad

Secretary- Jonathan Santoro

Trustees- Joe Dixon, Justin Maskrey, Brian Brown, Paul Foder, Mike Clem, Evan Marron

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Friday, January 13th, 2023
FOR SALE2008 KME Rescue/PumperThe truck:- CAT C-13 Engine (525HP)- Allison 4000 EVS P Transmission- 750 Water / 30 Gallon Foam Poly Tank- 1500 GPM Hale SMR-U-150 Pump (Rear mount)- 30 KW Hydraulic top mount Generator- 8 Person Cab with extra storage cabinets- Multiplex Electrical System (Mux Vista)-...
On Tuesday evening, the elections for the BFD 2023 line officers and administration staff was held.Congratulations to all! Line Officers:Zach Dixon - Fire ChiefTerry Shepherd - 1st Asst ChiefTom Barberich - 2nd Asst ChiefAdam Dowdrick - 3rd Asst ChiefJonathon Santoro - 1st CaptainMatt Marron - 2nd C...
Thursday, July 7th, 2022
This year we Celebrate 125 years of service to the Blairsville and surrounding areas. We currently have Commemorative Tunmblers and T-shirts for sale. There are 2 diffent Tumbler themes available: First is the Firefighter sillohuette with a flame background, the BFD logo and " Celebrating 125...
Monday, May 16th, 2022
Saturday July 9th, 2022 will be the Golf Outing. See the Flyer for details and registration!
Tuesday, February 8th, 2022
Company Report for January 2022.BFD responded to 34 calls for service in the month of January.These Incidents consisted of Medical assists, Vehicle accidents, Vehicle fires, Chimney fires, Smoke and Fire alarm activations, Water Rescues, and a Residential Structure Fire assist.21 Members of BFD resp...
Wednesday, December 15th, 2021
Last night at the December monthly meeting, BFD elected it’s line officers and administrative staff for 2022: Line Officers Fire Chief: George Burkley1st Asst. Chief: Terry Shepherd2nd Asst. Chief: Tom Barberich3rd Asst.
Thursday, March 25th, 2021
SAVE THE DATE! Our annual GOLF OUTING will be July 10, 2021. More info, the official flyer and registration will be posted soon.
Friday, February 26th, 2021
As we expand our social media presence, we ask you like and follow our pages. Stay up to date on the latest fundraisers, training, and department events from our pages. Like us on Facebook at us on Instagram @blairsvillefire120 Fis...
Friday, February 19th, 2021
Fish Fy 2021Updated Menu for the Remainder of the Season!Every Friday During Lent, 4-7PM Take Out ONLY
Friday, January 29th, 2021
This past week, 14 of the BWRT members completed the PA Fish & Boat's Ice Rescue and Emergency Response (IRER) certification. This certification was the last of a 5-step certification process for many of the team's members.
Friday, January 1st, 2021
In 2020 Blairsville Fire Department responded to 318 Alarms.While responding to those Alarms we had recieved aid from surrounding Agencies on 100 of them.We gave aid to other Agencies 190 times, and had 24 Alarms with no aid given or recieved.Responses to Zones or Municipality:ZONE NUMBER OF CALLSBl...
Friday, January 1st, 2021
2021 Election Results are inOn December 8, 2020 the Department held its annual elections virtually for the first time in the history of the department. The results of the election will be the 2021 leadership for the department:Fire Chief: George “Turk” Burkley1st Assistant Chief:Terry Sh...
Sunday, December 29th, 2019
2020 election of Officers. Fire Chief- George "Turk" BurkleyAssistant 1- Terry ShepherdAssistant 2- Tom BarberichAssistant 3- Tim JonesCaptain 1- Zach DixonCaptain 2- Jonathan SantoroLieutenant 1- Adam DowdrickLieutenant 2- Brian PenderPresident - James Meighan1st VP - Paul...
Tuesday, January 1st, 2019
2019 election of Officers. Fire Chief- George "Turk" BurkleyAssistant 1- Terry ShepherdAssistant 2- Tom BarberichAssistant 3- Brian PenderCaptain 1- Zach DixonCaptain 2- Jonathan SantoroLieutenant 1- Adam DowdrickLieutenant 2- Tim JonesPresident - James Meighan1st VP - Albe...
Monday, January 8th, 2018
The Young Men's Volunteer Fire Company of Blairsville answered 334 calls for service in 2017. For 2018 we restructured our line officers.Chief- George "Turk" BurkleyA1 Terry ShepherdA2 Tom BarberichA3 Brian PenderC1 Zach DixonC2 Tim JonesLt.
For all Blairsville Area Residents, This year we have decided to make a change to our Annual Fund Drive Collection. This year we Will NOT be going door to door collecting Donations. Attached is a copy of the letter currently being sent out to all Blairsville Residents, in which we have explained ou...
Sunday, January 3rd, 2016
2016 Officers. (no change)Fire Chief- George "Turk" BurkleyA1-Terry ShepherdA2- Tom BarberichA3- Brian PenderC1- Tim JonesC2- Zach DixonC3- Adam DowdrickLt1- Brad HustonLt2- Dan AdairLt3- Jonathan SantoroPresident- James Meighan, 1st VP- Paul Fodor, 2nd VP Albert DettorreTrustees, Mark She...
Monday, January 5th, 2015
Another busy year for BFD, as 2014 ended with a total of 382 alarms answered by The Young Mens Volunteer Fire Co. of Blairsville. Thank you to all of the members for your time, and service. Thank you to all the local Fire Departments, EMS, County 911 center and staff, local officials and police off...
Wednesday, December 17th, 2014
Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014
As of today September 2, 2014 Blairsville FD has responded to 250 alarms YTD. We have gained 6 new probationary members, one of which has completed his probation requirements. Welcome aboard Mark Sherba,as a active member of the Department.
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