Tuesday, December 11th, 2018
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At 4:00 AM on Tuesday, December 11th PUVFD was activated to assist with a structure fire 203 Main St, in Youngstown's response area. Tower/Ladder 36 arrived on scene and firefighters placed groun...
At 10:54 pm PUVFD was activated for a call of smoke in the structure at 1903 Route 130. After arriving on scene firefighters found some smoldering in the basement ceiling below the first floor firepla...
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PUVFD was activated at 5:09 pm for a reported chimney fire at 438 Distillery Rd in Cook Township. Units on scene confirmed a working fire that had spread to the house. PUVFD assisted with interior fir...
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PUVFD was activated at 1:17 AM early Christmas morning to assist Lloydsville VFD with a house fire on Glacier Court in the Wimmerton area of Unity Township. An officer from Lloydsville VFD was on sce...
Monday, April 25th, 2022
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The Pleasant Unity Volunteer Fire Department is proud to announce that our Sportsmen's Bash will be back after a two year absence due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We have our traditional fall Sports...
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In an effort to raise some much needed funds for the Pleasant Unity Volunteer Fire Department our members hosted our first "hybrid" drive-through/online raffle at the station this evening. ...
Monday, April 20th, 2020
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Pleasant Unity VFD wants to thank Premier Automation of Monroeville who was out today providing a free disinfection of emergency vehicles in the region. Premier Automation conducted disinfection of a...
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The Pleasant Unity Food Bank which distributes food to local families the second Monday of each month from the Pleasant Unity United Methodist Church asked Pleasant Unity Volunteer Fire Department for...
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The Pleasant Unity Volunteer Fire Department is hosting the twenty eighth “Bonanza” Dinner and Elimination Drawing on Saturday, November 9, 2013 at the fire department social hall. This annual event was canceled last year due to unforeseen circumstances for the first time but it is back...
Saturday, September 14th, 2013
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Pleasant Unity Volunteer Fire Department held the Fall Sportsmen's Gun Bash this evening at the fire station. This bash was the first time we sold 1000 tickets which allowed us to provide all Browning guns and a 2013 Polaris ATV all on the entry ticket.
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PUVFD firefighters participated in the Unity Township Heritage Day held today at the Unity Township Municipal Building on Beatty County Road. A fire equipment display was held as well as firefighters doing the "battle of the barrel", a fire hose skill game.
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Hilary Bacha, daughter of Fire Chief John Bacha and Hannah McDowell, a PUVFD firefighter and daughter of firefighter Tom McDowell were awarded scholarships this evening at the Western Pennsylvania Firemen's Association annual awards banquet.
Thursday, August 1st, 2013
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The Pleasant Unity Volunteer Fire Department annual fund drive letter appeal is currently in the mail and should be received by all residents, businesses and property owners within the Pleasant Unity VFD home fire district within the next few days.
Thursday, July 25th, 2013
At this point we are pleased to announce that we currently have no tickets available for sale for the Fall Gun Bash scheduled for Saturday, September 14th. There are ticket sellers who have not yet turned in their money and stubs so if you have somebody from whom you regularly purchase tickets, con...
Wednesday, July 24th, 2013
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PUVFD members participated in a multi-department training drill held this evening in the rear parking lot of the Giant Eagle store in Mountain Laurel Plaza. The training session consisted of four different stations teaching and reviewing items such as connecting to fire hydrants, ropes and knots, u...
Monday, July 1st, 2013
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Firefighters from Pleasant Unity and Norvelt joined firefighters from Mutual VFD at their station this evening for a little vehicle rescue training. Firefighters simulated a vehicle on its side to demonstrate the use of stabilization struts and used hydraulic cutters to flap down the roof for patie...
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Former Fire Chief William P. "Bill" Henschel was an instrumental cog in the wheel of the Pleasant Unity Volunteer Fire Department for many years and well respected by firefighters from surrounding departments.
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The Officers and Members of Pleasant Unity Volunteer Fire Department regretfully announce the passing of a staple of PUVFD. His unselfish contribution to his community will never be forgotten. Rest in peace brother.
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Three PUVFD members are finishing up a firefighter survival training class being held for Unity Township Fire Companies. Firefighter M. Ferrenberg, Captain T. Riel and Assistant Chief C. Henschel have been receiving this specialized training - a 16 hour class.
Sunday, April 28th, 2013
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Pleasant Unity Volunteer Fire Department has been holding a gun bash each Spring and Fall for a number of years. We traditionally have sold 500 tickets and provided 10 guns and cash prizes on the ticket as well as a full evening to win additional guns, cash and other prizes while at the bash.
Thursday, March 21st, 2013
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Pleasant Unity Volunteer Fire Department has tickets now available for the very popular "Spring Giveaway". One person will win enough lawn and garden equipment to basically be able to start their own lawn care business.
Saturday, March 2nd, 2013
The Officers and Members of the Pleasant Unity Volunteer Fire Department wants to sincerely thank everyone who purchased tickets and those who attended the PUVFD 2013 Spring Gun Bash held this evening. This gun bash is one of three major fundraising events held each year by the fire department's vo...
Tuesday, February 19th, 2013
The PUVFD Spring Gun Bash will be held Saturday, March 2nd beginning at 6:00 PM at the department social hall. It appears that all available entry tickets are already sold. As in the past, we will admit people to the event for $15.00 each payable at the door which will provide you the ability to p...
Monday, January 21st, 2013
The annual report of calls has been compiled for 2012. The data below is a breakdown of the types of calls we responded to during calendar year 2012. As you can see - Pleasant Unity Volunteer Fire Department is a fairly busy department operating solely with an all volunteer force.
Sunday, January 13th, 2013
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Tickets are out for the PUVFD Spring Gun Bash to be held Saturday Evening, March 2, 2013 at the Pleasant Unity VFD Social Hall. Tickets are $30.00 each and includes two 3-digit numbers. Some changes were made to the gun bash ticket and you now have chances to win TWELVE guns on the entry ticket.
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Santa Claus once again passed out treats to children in the PUVFD home fire district on an unseasonably warm day today. Treats were distributed to approximately 175 children from Santa who was riding in the back of a PUVFD fire truck.
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Santa Claus will again be visiting local neighborhoods within the Pleasant Unity VFD home fire district passing out treats to children 12 and under. He will be on board one of the PUVFD fire trucks greeting children as his elves from PUVFD assist delivering treats on Sunday, December 16th starting ...
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Santa Claus got a ride to the annual Unity Township Light Up night held at the Unity Township municipal building this evening on the Unity Township Tower Ladder truck that is housed and operated by Pleasant Unity VFD.
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