The Grapeville Volunteer Fire Company was first organized on August 15,1918, Chartered on April 26, 1925 and was the First Volunteer Fire Company established in Hempfield Township covering 90 square miles. Grapeville VFC is located in Grapeville, Pennsylvania approximately 22 miles southeast of Pittsburgh, Pa. We cover 8 square mile area with approximately 4,200 residents and major retail shopping areas. Our geographical region also consists of 3 major highways U.S. Route 30, Amos K. Hutchinson By-Pass- Toll 66, Pa Route 130, several Petroleum Transmission Lines, main line Northfolk Southern Railroad traveling east to west, three large retail plazas, Residential Communities, 84 unit Apartment Complex, Tire Manufacturing and Distribution, Maintenance building for Seton Hill University, Communication Infrastructure, and some light industrial facilities. We run a dual response with North Hempfield VFC which increase first due response to approx 18,000 population and 16 square miles, including Residential plans, Schools, Day cares, Retirement Homes, Trailer Park and PA Business Route 66.
Allegheny Health Network Hospital built a hospital at 6321 U. S. Rout 30 & Agnew Road is opened for business.
OUR MISSION is to PROTECT LIFE and save property in our jurisdiction and also to assist our neighboring emergency services in their endeavors.
We Provide 24/7, 365 days a year, Fire Suppression, Vehicle Extrication, Traffic Control, Ambulance Assistance of Lifting, AED/CPR Response, provide Landing Zones for Medical Helicopters, Public Service Details, Fire Prevention, and Community involvement of Halloween Street Safety Patrols throughtout our First Due areas, Santa Claus visits at our station and Fire Prevention at Westmoreland Mall and Home Depot.
We are always looking for new members: Active Fire Suppression, Active Rescue Technicians, Support Personnel to assist with Fundraisers and Social Members for our club, if you have time to assist your Community .........
......... Please stop by Sunday at 10:00 A.M. it is our Weekly Truck room and/or training.
Westmoreland County Station 26
Fire fighting equipment, pumpers