2021 Election Results are in
On 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” Burkley
1st Assistant Chief:
2nd Assistant Chief: Tom Barberich
3rd Assistant Chief:
2nd Captain: Adam Dowdrick
President: Jim Meighan
1st Vice President:
2nd Vice President:
Congrats to all incumbent and newly elected officers, administration, and trustees!
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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. This last class brings the team's total to 13 certified Water Rescue Technicians for the BWRT.The IRER course tied many past skills together that were learned in previous courses and forced the participants to complete them all in below freezing conditions wit...
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 CALLSBlairsville Boro 63Conemaugh Twp. 3Derry Boro 10New Alexandria Boro 10Bolivar 2Blaclick Twp. 17Burrell Twp. 106Center Twp. 2Derry Twp. 83East Wheatfield Twp. 1Loyalhanna Twp. 2West Wheatfield Twp. 2Youn...
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 Shepherd2nd Assistant Chief: Tom Barberich3rd Assistant Chief:Zach Dixon1st Captain:Jonathan Santoro2nd Captain: Adam Dowdrick1st Lieutenant:Brian Pender2nd Lieutenant:Justin MaskreyPresident: Jim Meigh...
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 Foder2nd VP- Albert DettorreTreasurer- Donna BradSecretary- Jonathan SantoroTrustees- Joe Dixon, Justin Maskr...
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 - Albert Dettorre2nd VP- Paul FoderTreasurer- Donna BradSecretary- Jonathan SantoroTrustees- Zach Dixon, Mike Clem, Joe ...
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. 1 Adam DowdrickLt.2 Jonathan Santoro Pres. James Meighan1st vp Paul Foder2nd vp Ab DettorreTres. Donna BradSec. Jonathan SantoroTrustees- ( 3 Yr terms) Joe Dixon, Justin Maskrey
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 our reasons for the new changes. That being said, on Monday October 9, 2017 at 6:00 pm We will be holding a Open House at the fire station. Residents can come to the Fire Station, meet the Me...
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 Sherba, Scott Gill, Zach Dixon, Jonathan Tucker, Chris Ramsden, Jonathan Santoro.
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 officers as well, for their assistance thru out the year. Stay safe everyone!
CHIEF. G. TURK BURKLEY ASST.1 TERRY SHEPERDASST 2. TOM BARBERICHASST.3 BRIAN PENDERCAPTAIN. 1 TIM JONESCAPTAIN 2. ZACH DIXONCAPTAIN 3. ADAM DOWDRICKLT.1 BRAD HUSTONLT 2. DAN ADAIRLT 3. JONATHAN SANTOROPRESIDENT. JAMES MEIGHANVP. 1/2 PAUL FODOR/ ALBERT DETTORRETREASURER. DONNA BRADSECRETARY. JONATHAN SANTOROTRUSTEES. CHRIS RAMSDEN, JONATHAN SANTORO,SCOTT GILL, MARK SHERBA, ZACK DIXON, JONATHAN TUCKER.
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. The others are continuing their required training, and are on course to active membership in the next few months. We have put a new vent saw into service, that was possible with a small grant. We are also currently looking into replacing E123, ...
Station 120 is off to a busy start here in 2014, with 114 alarms before the end of March. We also have a few fundraising events scheduled, including our Lenten dinner sales/ Fish Fry every Friday during Lent, and a Gun Ticket for a Henry Golden boy Fire Service Commemorative edition 22 caliber rifle. Finally, with 3 new probationary members currently in state fire school, and others furthering their training, all members are keeping a full schedule to better the company and themselves. Tha...
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