The Big Sewickley Creek Volunteer Fire Department provides fire protection and emergency services for the Borough of Bell Acres, Allegheny County, PA. We are a non-profit organization of volunteers that give freely of our time to provide for the safety and welfare of the residents and visitors of the community.
In addition to our firefighting duties, our QRS (Quick
Service) program provides assistance to the Quaker Valley Ambulance
Authority in Bell Acres and surrounding communities. Many of our
members are also trained, and certified by the state Department of
Health, in some level of emergency medicine. We can respond to the
emergency and start life saving procedures while the ambulance is
Many of our members are also trained as fire police.
They assist with traffic and crowd control at emergencies.
The fire department is made up of volunteers who provide many services for the community. These include the following:
Fire safety and fire protection. Basic emergency medical assistance for Quaker Valley Ambulance Authority Fire Police and traffic and crowd control.
The Big Sewickley Creek Ladies Auxiliary
is made up of women from Bell Acres and surrounding communities. Their
function is to provide support for the fire department.
Fire Corps. is a national organization with
local chapters that provide non-emergency support to local fire
departments. A chapter has been started in Bell Acres. Members can
provide administrative tasks like:
Re-hab and canteen services
Bookkeeping and accounting
Maintenance of Building and Grounds
Computer and data entry
Fire Prevention and public education
And much more......
We are in need of some very important
people. We need people that are willing to help their neighbors. If
you have an interest in helping at emergencies, or simply helping
around our house with administrative stuff, let us know.
Click here for more information, or stop in any Monday evening around 6:45 PM.
Our social hall is available for rent. Have your wedding reception, baby shower, or graduation party here.