Just after 2am, the 1st alarm assignment was transmitted for reports of a house on fire in the 600 Block of Industry Road. Units arrived to find a dwelling well involved. Units remained on scene...
Just after 3am, #ETFD units were alerted to the 1000 block of East Smithfield Street in the Boston section of the township for reports of a garbage truck on fire. Upon arrival, units found a lar...
Tuesday, April 13th, 2021
Just after 10:30 last night, Rescue 4 and Rescue 7 assisted Versailles Volunteer Fire Company with a vehicle crash involving a utility pole on Walnut Street. Units cleared within the hour.
Thursday, March 11th, 2021
140 Engine 3 responded to Gratztown , Sewickley Township tonight for a fully involved trailer fire. Sutersville Engine 11 crew was first to arrive and deployed three hand lines and began fire suppres...
Working Structure Fire - Sahara Street, Elizabeth Township
Sunday, April 17th, 2022

Just before 10pm last night, the structure assignment was transmitted for multiple calls of a working structure fire on Sahara Street in the #Blythedale section of Elizabeth Township. 140AST3 (Harn) was first to arrive and confirmed the working fire dispatch in a vacant structure. 140EN3 arrived within minutes of dispatch and secured a water supply and began suppression operations. Command reported the fire to be under control at 10:26pm. One firefighter was evaluated for a medical event while operating. Crews remained on scene operating through the night, with the last units clearing the scene just after 2am. The cause of the fire is under investigation by the Allegheny County Fire Marshal.

Companies operating:
Elizabeth Township Fire Department
Sutersville Volunteer Fire Department
Buena Vista VFC
Rostraver Central Fire Department
Collinsburg Volunteer Fire Company
Citizen’s Hose Co. #1 Of Glassport - Station 161
Blaine Hill VFC
North Huntingdon EMS/Rescue
SouthEast Regional EMS
Elizabeth Township Police Department
Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services of Western Pennsylvania

2nd Alarm Companies on Stand-By:
Gallatin Sunnyside Volunteer Fire Department
Elizabeth Boro V.F.C.
West Newton Volunteer Fire Company
Lincoln Boro VFRC #1
Volunteer Fireman's Association of Liberty Borough

Working Structure Fire - Sahara Street, Elizabeth Township
Working Structure Fire - Sahara Street, Elizabeth Township
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Congratulations to our 4 new Interior Firefighters: Ben Cabon, Roman Gardner, Joey Hickey, and Jordan Hull! These members completed Module 4 of the Essentials of Firefighting program today, including their live burn.
Sunday, May 1st, 2022
If you reside in our fire district, you may have started to see these show up in your mailboxes. This signifies that our 2022 #FundDrive is now underway!We are fortunate to have great support from our community.
Just before 10pm last night, the structure assignment was transmitted for multiple calls of a working structure fire on Sahara Street in the #Blythedale section of Elizabeth Township. 140AST3 (Harn) was first to arrive and confirmed the working fire dispatch in a vacant structure.
Today, your #ETFD members completed the final day of a 16-hour Pump Operations 1 course held here in Elizabeth Township. This was a great refresher for experienced pump operators, and a great learning experience for new (or aspiring) drivers.
This morning, members from various local fire departments attended our annual Hazardous Materials Operations Level refresher training at Station 7. This training is required for all #ETFD members on a yearly basis.
Wednesday, February 23rd, 2022
The #ETFD has added not one, not two, but THREE newly certified Firefighter I’s to our roster!Congratulations to Lieutenant Jay Cant, Firefighter Jacan Cant, and Firefighter Dan Semcoski on successfully earning their Firefighter I certification!In order to earn this certification, these member...
Friday, February 11th, 2022
We are proud to announce that the Elizabeth Township Fire Department has been licensed by the Pennsylvania Department of Health as a Quick Response Service, or QRS. While this certification was previously held by both the Central VFC and Greenock VFC, we are now officially licensed as one organizati...
Just before 5pm, the first alarm was transmitted for a reported vehicle on fire in a garage in the 900 Block of Happy Hollow Road. 142 Chief arrived on scene and confirmed a working auto fire inside a detached car port.
Saturday, January 29th, 2022
ON THE PROPOSED FINANCING BY Elizabeth Township Fire Department No. 1 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN the Elizabeth Township Fire Department No. 1 located in Elizabeth, Pennsylvania, will allow for public comment on Sunday February 6th, 2022, at 6:30 pm., via the following: in person meeting at 425 Scenery D...
Sunday, January 16th, 2022
ETFD Birthday Bash!When: Saturday, February 5th, 2022Time: 10am - 11amWhere: ETFD Station 7 (Central)425 Scenery Drive, Elizabeth, PA 15037 If you have a birthday in January, February, or March, we would LOVE to celebrate YOU! Visit us at our Central Station for ice cream, a tour of the fire station...
Tuesday, January 4th, 2022
🚨Important Update🚨Due to unforeseen circumstances beyond our control, we have to CANCEL the Train Show that had been scheduled for this coming weekend, January 8th and 9th, 2022. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience that this may cause.
We are happy to announce our next train show on January 8th and 9th, 2022! Click here for more information!
Wednesday, November 24th, 2021
Here comes Santa Claus!Santa will be visiting the Blythedale, Boston, Central, Greenock, Industry, and Victory areas of Elizabeth Township starting at 10am on Saturday, December 18th! Listen for the fire truck as he escorts Santa through the neighborhoods!
Tuesday, August 24th, 2021
Last week, the #ETFD was awarded a $10,000 grant from Pennsylvania Skill Games. This grant will be used to upgrade and maintain our basic life support emergency medical equipment across all of our licensed QRS units.
Tuesday, June 29th, 2021
It is with great pride that we announce, the merger between the Elizabeth Township Fire Department No. 1 and the Central Volunteer Fire Company of Elizabeth Township is now officially complete!
Monday, May 17th, 2021
Elizabeth Twp Fire Department would like to recognize our friends at SouthEast Regional EMS for their dedication to our community this EMS week, that runs from May 16th to May 22nd. We would also like to recognize all of our ETFD medical responders.
Sunday, April 25th, 2021
We would like to take a moment to recognize the following members on their recent training accomplishments:Basic Vehicle Rescue (48 Hours):Jay CantJacan CantMario Rossetti Daniel SemcoskiBill Brown Pump Operations 1 (16 Hours):Daniel SemcoskiBill Brown Pump Operations 2 (16 Hours):Daniel SemcoskiBil...
Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021
It is with great honor that we announce that we have begun the process of a departmental merger with the Elizabeth Township Fire Department. We are confident that this will enhance and streamline our operations, and allow us to continue to provide the highest level of service to the residents and vi...
Thursday, January 28th, 2021
The #ETFD is proud to have attained the 50% recognition in the Participating Department program through the Pennsylvania Office of the State Fire Commissioner. Receiving this recognition signifies that at least 50% of our responders have demonstrated and tested their knowledge and skills to va...
Sunday, December 13th, 2020
The ETFD would like to Congratulate Firefighter Courtney Hughes on passing her National Registry Emergency Medical Technician certification. Courtney will be the newest addition to our Quick Response Medical Service in Elizabeth Township
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