About the EVFD

Our Services

 

The EVFD rapidly responds to emergencies including:

 

  • Fire Suppression 

  • Vehicle Accidents

  • Medical Incidents

  • Rope, High Angle, and Vehicle Rescue

  • Rapid Intervention Team (RIT)

  • Swift Water Emergencies

  • Hazardous Materials Containment

 

Along with responding to emergencies, the EVFD is also dedicated to community outreach and fire prevention. To view some of the current programs the EVFD is putting on, please click here.

Our Staffing

 

As a completely volunteer department, the EVFD relies on its members to respond from home when alerted for a potential emergency. The Borough of Edgewood staffs an Emergency Services Worker, tasked with the administrative duties of the Edgewood Police Department. This employee is also a member of the EVFD and a certified driver, allowing there to be an apparatus driver on duty during the weekdays from 8am to 12am. This, however, means that outside these hours on weekdays and all day on weekends, the EVFD relies solely on the responding volunteers to protect the Borough.

 

Live-In Program

At Station 137, we have a growing live-in program that currently supports four Firefighter/EMTs. The live-ins are responsible for staffing the station during nights and weekends, the most vulnerable time when there is no paid driver.

Our Area

 

Edgewood is home to roughly 3,800 citizens as well as multiple high-risk infrastructures. Along with protecting each individual residency, the EVFD is also tasked with the responsibility of the:

 

 

In addition to protecting the Borough of Edgewood, the EVFD also responds into many neighboring boroughs for mutual aid

 

 

Edgewood Volunteer Fire Department

2 Race Street

Pittsburgh, PA 15218

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Emergency: 911

Non-Emergency: (412) 242-9994

EVFD137@gmail.com

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