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 …
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
The crash happened early Sunday morning on state Route 980.
Cecil Township police are charging a Canonsburg man with driving under the influence following a crash on state Route 980 early Sunday morning. Officers were dispatched to the area after Washington County 911 received a phone call from a driver who had passed the crash scene. When police arrived, officers said they discovered that the vehicle had crashed into a guard rail on state Route 980 near its intersection with Muse-Bishop—and that the driver, later identified as Allen Wargo Jr., 24, of Vista Drive, was asleep behind the wheel. Officers roused Wargo and asked him if he had been drinking. The man reportedly admitted to police that he had been drinking at home. While conversing with Wargo, officers noted that the man's eyes were …
Sunday, April 21, 2013
A 911 supervisor said police and fire crews were on scene.
Be careful if you are driving in the area of state Route 980 and O'Hare Road in Cecil Township—where a 911 supervisor confirmed there was a two-vehicle crash. No injuries were reported, according to a 911 supervisor at 5:51 p.m. Sunday. Police and fire crews were on scene. No further information was immediately available.
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
A section of roadway near the Muse Volunteer Fire Department was closed last week because of a leak. It remains closed while Columbia Gas crews replace the gas line there.
If you're driving in the Muse area, beware: A section of Muse-Bishop Road remains closed this week. A spokeswoman working at the scene Monday said that a gas leak had prompted the closure of the roadway near the Muse Volunteer Fire Department last week. She said that it will likely remain closed for about a week as crews from the gas company work to replace that gas line. Flaggers are on hand to waive traffic through a detour.
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Police said one patient suffered a non life-threatening injury Tuesday morning.
Cecil Township police confirmed that one person was injured in a crash on Angerer Road and Technology Drive in which the car got flipped on its side Tuesday morning. Muse Volunteer Fire Chief Alan "Butch" Zombeck said firefighters assisted the injured woman out of her car. The accident was cleared around 9 a.m. Tuesday, according to police. Muse Volunteer Fire Department, North Strabane Fire Department and SouthBidge EMS also responded to the scene. No further information was immediately available. Check back with Canon-McMillan Patch as more details become available.
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Jamie Bomberger, who runs the class, invites men and woman both to get a workout and learn more about fitness.
If you’re looking for a free workout—fitness coach included—then head over the Muse Volunteer Fire Department on Tuesdays, where a Fit Club is being held. Yes, you read that correctly: Free. Cecil Township’s Jamie Bomberger said she’s volunteered her services to all of those in the area who want to take those first steps to a more healthy lifestyle. The Muse Fit Club was launched last month after Bomberger decided to use her experience as a Beach Body coach to help local folks on their way to a slimmer and healthier body. She said she wanted to help others on their pathway to fitness—just like her coach helped her when she embarked on her “fitness journey” and lost weight she had gained during two pregnancies. “It’s all about helping …
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!
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
The building at 6000 Town Center Way sustained minimal damage, fire officials said.
Office workers at 6000 Town Center—Embassy Park West—in Southpointe were evacuated for about two hours Wednesday afternoon after a heating unit on the third floor malfunctioned, filling the bathrooms with smoke. Fire officials from Muse, Cecil, Canonsburg, Houston, Peters, North Strabane responded to the scene. Fire officials said there was minimal damage to the building. Cecil Township Police Department also responded to the incident, which took place around noon. SouthBridge EMS also responded and transported a woman to the hospital for an unrelated medical issue.
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Jim Faure is now the president of the Muse VFD.
Members of the Muse Volunteer Fire Department elected new officers for 2013 this past weekend. Congratulations to those elected! Here are the results: President: Jim Faure Vice President: Paul "Smitty" Smith Financial Secretary: Toni Zombeck Recording Secretary: Ashley Zombeck Chief: Alan Zombeck Assistant Chief: Frank Egizio Captain: Ron Zombeck First Lieutenant: William Loughry Jr. Second Lieutenant: Patrick Tongel Safety: Paul "Smitty" Smith EMS: Toni Zombeck