Tuesday, May 14, 2013
The mobile home fire was reported Sunday night.
A state police fire marshal is investigating the cause of a blaze that damaged a mobile home in Cecil Township on Sunday night. Cecil Township police said the fire at 74 Wilson Ave. was reported by a passing motorist who saw flames coming from the structure around 9:50 p.m. Sunday. When fire crews from Cecil, Muse and Lawrence arrived, the East side of the home was fully engulfed in flames, police said. No one was injured in the fire—and police said neighbors reported that the mobile home had been vacant for several months. Police on Monday were trying to get in touch with owner George Ondra, who reportedly purchased the home at a tax sale recently. No further information on the fire was immediately available Monday afternoon. Join Patch …
Monday, March 18, 2013
The Canon-McMillan School Board and North Strabane Township supervisors both meet. And two of our local communities are hosting Easter Egg Hunts this weekend.
Busy week! Here are five things you need to know: 1. Canon-McMillan School Board will hold its voting meeting at 7 p.m. Monday—today, March 18—in the district administrative building. Approval of the 2013-14 school calendar and othe action items are on the agenda. The meeting is open to the public. 2. The North Strabane Township Board of Supervisors will hold its non-legislative meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the municipal building. The meeting is open to the public. 3. Cecil Township's annual Easter Egg Hunt will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Cecil Park. But please note: Registration is due by today, Monday, March 18. You can register by calling 724-745-2227. 4. North Strabane Township's Easter Egg Hunt will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at …
Monday, January 21, 2013
Canonsburg, Muse and Cecil all received money.
Three local volunteer fire departments serving the Canon-McMillan Patch area have received grant money through the Fire Company Volunteer Ambulance Services Grant Program. The program is administered through the Pennsylvania Office of the State Fire Commission. According to the department's website, Canonsburg Volunteer Fire Department was awarded $13,116 in grant money. Cecil Township Volunteer Fire Department received $11,816, while the Muse Volunteer Fire Department received $11,500. The Fire Company and Volunteer Ambulance Service Grant Program provides an annual grant program for volunteer and career fire companies, volunteer ambulance services and rescue squads according to the website.
Monday, January 14, 2013
The Muse Volunteer Fire safety officer received the Chief's Award at the department's annual Appreciation Night.
During the Muse Volunteer Fire Department's Appreciation Night this past weekend, Safety Officer and Vice President Paul "Smitty" Smith received the Chief's Award for his "outstanding dedication in 2012." Also, the Cecil Township Volunteer Fire Department was presented with an appreciation award for all its support and dedication shown in 2012. Congratulations to both!
Thursday, November 29, 2012
Here are two events happening this weekend—so get the kiddies ready!
Canonsburg isn’t the only community getting into the holiday spirit this weekend—there are also events planned at Cecil Township Volunteer Fire Department and the Muse Volunteer Fire Department featuring all things Christmas. The 5th Annual Lunch with Santa begins at noon on Saturday at the Cecil Township Volunteer Fire Department on Millers Run Road. The doors open at 11:30 a.m. While, among other things, Santa will be there to take pictures with the kids, the Ladies Auxiliary will be presenting a check to the department. The cost for the lunch with Santa for children 10 and younger is $2. Lunches for adults will also be available for purchase. There will also be a Chinese auction, facepainting, cookie decorating and other activities and …
Thursday, November 8, 2012
The three-hour class was offered earlier this week at the Cecil Township Volunteer Fire Department.
Cecil Township Volunteer Fire Department held a Fire Fighter Accountability and Safety class at the station Monday. This three-hour course offered by Community College of Allegheny County is offered in conjunction with the Pennsylvania State Fire Academy, and focused on the safety of fire fighters by using different accountability systems to track fire personnel while on the scene of emergencies. More than 20 firefighters participants attended not only Cecil VFD, but also Muse, Cuddy, and Fairview (South Fayette). “I have been trying to bring State Certified training classes to us in Cecil Township to make it easier for our members to obtain this valuable training without having to travel our of the area,” Cecil Township Volunteer Fire …
Thursday, August 2, 2012
A Washington County 911 supervisor said the fire was in the ductwork of the building.
Firefighters from Lawrence, Cecil and McDonald responded Thursday morning to a report of a fire at All-Clad Metals in the township. First responders said the call to the 424 Morganza Road business came in around 11 a.m. A Washington County 911 supervisor confirmed around 11:15 a.m. that the fire, which he said originated in the ductwork of the building, had been quickly extinguished. No injuries were reported, and no damage estimate was immediately available Thursday morning.
Monday, July 30, 2012
Food. Games. Rides. Bring the whole family down to Cecil for some fun!
Just hours before Cecil Township Volunteer Fire Department’s annual carnival was set to begin, workers toiled to put the finishing touches on the games and rides gracing the event. The parking lot of the department has been transformed into a fun-filled area crammed with food vendors, a ferris wheel and other carnival favorites. The weeklong carnival opens tonight and culminates with a parade on Miller’s Run Road at 6 p.m. Saturday. The carnival opens nightly at 7 p.m. For more information, read our feature story here. Editor’s Note: Are you going? Add your pictures to this gallery by clicking the “upload” button above! -amanda
Thursday, June 28, 2012
A 911 operator said multiple crews responded to a structure fire on Raven Drive.
First responders from several departments are on the scene of a structure fire at 36 Raven Drive in Hendersonville a Washington County 911 supervisor confirmed. The Cecil, Muse, Lawrence Fairview fire departments were among those that responded. Rapid Intervention Teams from McDonald and Houston were also called out. The structure fire was reported at 7:09 p.m. Friday. "They're gonna be there a while," the supervisor said. No further information was immediately available. Editor's Note: Have pictures? Upload them or text them to me at 724-510-5659. (Special thanks to Vince Golle of the Lawrence Volunteer Fire Department for graciously allowing us to use his photos from the scene!)
Saturday, June 23, 2012
The Cecil, Lawrence, Muse and Houston volunteer fire departments responded to the fire Saturday.
No injuries were reported in a minor house fire on McConnell Road in Cecil Township that happened at 7:40 p.m. Saturday, a Washington County 911 supervisor confirmed. First responders said that while smoke was showing when crews arrived at the home, there was mimimal damage. All three township volunteer fire departments responded—Cecil, Lawrence and Muse—as well as a crew from Houston. Southbridge EMS and Cecil Township police were also on scene. The incident is under investigation, Cecil fire Chief Denny Berty said. No further information was immediately available Saturday night.