Blawnox Volunteer Fire Company, Station 111 proudly protects 1550 people living in an area of 1.0 square miles.
We operate out of 2 stations that protect a primarily residential area. Our department is a public department whose members
are on a volunteer status.
Our fire company provides quality service within Blawnox and surrounding communities by request.
We are recognized by the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Bureau of Emergency Medical Services
and the Office of the State Fire Commissioner thru the Pennsylvania Voluntary Rescue Services Recognition
(VRSR) program as a Level 2a Swiftwater Team. We are the first team in the state to reach this level
of recognition. We are also an Accredited Level II Water Rescue Team
with the Pennsylvania Water Rescue Instructors Association and are certified by the Pennsylvania Department of Health
as a Quick Response Service (QRS). In 2013, the Blawnox Volunteer Fire Company responded to 439 fire calls and
47 QRS calls, for a total of 486 calls answered. Blawnox Fire Company members are 100% volunteer.