Wednesday, November 30th, 2022
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The Gallitzin Fire Company is once again proud to partner up with The Gallitzin Italian Mutual Society (IMS) to present the big guy himself, Santa Clause, at this years Small Town Christmas Parade thi...
Wednesday, November 30th, 2022
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WHAT: Hoagie and Soup Sale FundraiserAmerican Hoagies ONLY$9 / eachSoups Available: Chicken Noodle and/or Han & Bean$9 / quartWHEN: Saturday, December 3, 2022WHERE: Gallitzin Fire Company 210 Sain...
Monday, November 14th, 2022
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Well it’s that time of year again.... The Gallitzin Fire Company will be doing the toy drive again this year for families in town who truly need help. Anyone wishing to donate to the toy drive ...
Thursday, November 3rd, 2022
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The Gallitzin Fire Company would like to announce that ATV 71 has officially been placed into service on October 31, 2022. This unit is a 2022 Can-Am Defender 6x6 XT and is capable of both fire suppre...
Call history
Vehicle Accident
Tuesday, September 6th, 2022

Station 71 was dispatched at 15:37 for a vehicle accident with no injuries at the intersection of Gallitzin Road (Route 53) and Syberton Road in Gallitzin Township. The Rescue Engine arrived on scene to find two vehicles involved, one vehicle with front end damage and the other with rear end damage. Personnel quickly evaluated the occupants of both vehicles, stabilized the vehicles and contained fluid leaks. An ambulance was requested to the scene for one patient. Personnel from Utility 71 assisted 71 fire police with traffic control and Pennsylvania State Police investigated the accident. All 71 units cleared the scene after both vehicles were removed at 16:37

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Wednesday, November 9th, 2022
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November 9, 2022 was the first dispatch for ATV71. The first dispatch was at 17:22 to assist District 70 (Keystone / Cresson) for a brush fire on Admiral Peary Highway. The ATV crew and crew from Engine 71 worked together to extinguish hot spots on the right flank of the fire.
Thursday, October 13th, 2022
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Station 71 was dispatched at 18:12 to a vehicle accident with no injuries at the 900 Block of Gallitzin Road (Route 53). Rescue Engine 71 and Utility 71 responded and found one vehicle with front end damage and debris all over the road as a result of hitting a deer.
Thursday, September 29th, 2022
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While on standby at Blair Station 50 (Allegheny Township Fire) Rescue Engine 71 was alerted to a Motor Vehicle Accident (MVA) with entrapment in the area of Route 22 West and 764 off ramp in Allegheny Township.
Friday, September 16th, 2022
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Station 71 was dispatched at 18:20 for a vehicle accident on Gallitzin Road at the intersection of Shaft Road in Gallitzin Township. 71 Chief (Nagle) and Rescue Engine 71 arrived on scene to find a three vehicles involved in the accident.
Friday, September 9th, 2022
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At 20:58 Station 71 was dispatched for a vehicle accident with entrapment at the 400 block of Pershing Street in Gallitzin Borough. Due to entrapment Rescue Engine 70 (Keystone Fire - Cresson) was also dispatched for a secondary rescue tool and manpower.
Tuesday, September 6th, 2022
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Station 71 was dispatched at 15:37 for a vehicle accident with no injuries at the intersection of Gallitzin Road (Route 53) and Syberton Road in Gallitzin Township. The Rescue Engine arrived on scene to find two vehicles involved, one vehicle with front end damage and the other with rear end damage...
Thursday, September 1st, 2022
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At 18:11 Station 71 was dispatched to the 700 Block of Main Street in Gallitzin Borough for a outside gas odor investigation. 71 Chief (Nagle), Rescue Engine 71 and Utility 71 arrived on scene and were told that people could smell a strong odor of what appeared to be propane in the area.
Saturday, August 27th, 2022
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Station 71 was dispatched at 17:36 to assist police with traffic control at 616 Main Street. Gallitzin Borough Police advised all units that they had a suspicious device (possibly a bomb) located on the rear bumper of a truck located in the parking lot between 613 and 625 Main Street.
Friday, August 5th, 2022
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Utility 71 was dispatched at 15:24 to assist Station 60 (Ashville Fire) with closing Gallitzin Road (Route 53) at Adams Road due to wires and utility poles being don on Gallitzin Road. Utility 71 remained on scene until Utility crews were able to clean up and repair damage.
Tuesday, August 2nd, 2022
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Station 71 was dispatched at 08:03 for a report of wires down in the area of 200 Chestnut Street in Gallitzin Borough. Rescue Engine 71 and Utility 71 responded to find wires were pulled down across the road by a tractor trailer.
Thursday, July 28th, 2022
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At 12:50 Station 71 was dispatched to a vehicle accident with injuries and hazards at 103 Chestnut Street in Gallitzin Borough. Rescue Engine 71 responded to find one vehicle front end damage into a utility pole and one patient with injuries.
Monday, July 4th, 2022
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Station 71 was dispatched at 22:07 for a brush fire on the 1100 Block of Tunnelhill Street in Tunnelhill Borough. 71 Assistant Chief (Nagle) arrived on scene to find a small brush fire approximately 10ft x 40ft.
Friday, July 1st, 2022
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At 23:06 Station 71 was dispatched to assist Station 60 (Ashville Fire) for a commercial vehicle fire on the 300 Block of Spindley Road in Gallitzin Township. Engine 71 and Utility 71 responded and crews assisted personnel from Station 60 with extinguishment and overhaul while Engine 71 was set up ...
Monday, June 27th, 2022
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Station 71 was dispatched at 19:47 to assist 314 (Gallitzin Borough Police) for an outside fire on the 300 Block on Grant Street in Gallitzin Borough. 314 advised fire personnel that the fire in a burn barrel was illegal and needed to be extinguished.
Tuesday, June 21st, 2022
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At 13:58 Station 71 was dispatched for an Animal Rescue at the 500 Block of Devlin Street in Gallitzin Borough. When personnel arrived on scene they found a cat in a tree. Crews from Rescue Engine 71 and Utility 71 positioned a ladder for Captain Patterson to make the rescue.
Saturday, June 18th, 2022
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At 20:35 Engine 71 was dispatched on a first alarm assignment to the 400 Block of Powell Avenue in District 70 (Keystone Fire - Cresson Station). Personnel from Engine 71 assisted with fire suppression and overhaul.
Thursday, June 16th, 2022
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At 16:48 Station 71 and 75 (Cambria Alliance EMS) were dispatched for a vehicle accident with injuries at the 1200 Block of Gallitzin Road in Gallitzin Township. Rescue Engine 70 (Keystone Fire - Cresson Station) was also dispatched in place of Rescue Engine 71 that was on a cover assignment at Bla...
Tuesday, April 26th, 2022
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At 7:47 Station 71 was dispatched for a Physical Rescue involving a sinkhole in front of 210 St. Thomas Street (Gallitzin Fire Station) in Gallitzin Borough. Utility 71 responded with 71 Captain (Patterson) having command and found an approximately 2-3 foot in diameter by 4-5 foot deep sinkhole wit...
Wednesday, April 20th, 2022
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At 17:12 Station 71 was dispatched for Traffic Control for a vehicle accident with no injuries or hazards at the intersection of Gallitzin Road (Route 53) and Williamson Road in Gallitzin Township. Rescue Engine 71, Utility 71 and 71 Assistant (Nagle) responded.
Wednesday, April 20th, 2022
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At 8:43 Rescue Engine 71 and 71 personnel staffed Station 55 (Hastings Fire Company) so that their personnel can attend the LODD funeral services for Fire Chief Dave Hassen of neighboring Hope Fire Company in Northern Cambria.

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