Lincoln Borough Volunteer Fire and Rescue Co #1, Allegheny County Pennsylvania

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Right around 2pm this afternoon we were dispatched to a 2 vehicle accident on Liberty Way near Abes Way in Lincoln. Our Engine and Volunteer Fireman's Association of Liberty Borough's Rescue responded to the scene and setup traffic control, mitigated hazards, and performed cleanup. 183 Squad assisted with traffic control and Elizabeth Boro V.F.C. Rescue was cancelled while enroute by Chief 184. SouthEast Regional EMS transported 3 patients to a local hospital for minor injuries. Lincoln PD handled police duties. ...

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Thank you Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services of Western Pennsylvania, you are greatly appreciated. Unfortunately, we are seeing you way too often in 2018. Hopefully things start to slow down for all of us! ...

Salvation Army emergency disaster services Out of Greentree PA currently on scene of a working structure fire on the 2800 block of A st in liberty Borough PA. Hot and cold drinks as well as snacks are currently being served to the first responders on scene

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Sunday was a hectic day around the area, and our station responded to 3 calls on the day. It started off with a reported vehicle over a guardrail on Bellbridge Road in Lincoln around 7:20am. Units arrived on scene to find a vehicle over the guardrail dangerously close to going over the hill. Fortunately there were no injuries and the vehicle did not go over the hill. We were assisted on that call by Elizabeth Boro V.F.C. and Volunteer Fireman's Association of Liberty Borough. At 9:49am, we responded to A street in Liberty Boro for a dwelling fire. Engine 184's crew assisted with suppression and overhaul. While things were wrapping up there, we were requested to Wolfe Drive in Elizabeth Twp to assist Central Volunteer Fire Company of Elizabeth Township with a dwelling fire. Tankers 184-1 and 184-2 responded to the scene along with SOV 184. A good water supply was established so the tankers stood by on scene. SOV 184's crew assisted with suppression and overhaul. Great job by all involved in all 3 incidents. ...

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Our tankers rolled again last night, this time to assist Central Volunteer Fire Company of Elizabeth Township with a garage fire at the Elizabeth Twp municipal building. ...

Burning truck causes damage to Elizabeth municipal garage Just before midnight Monday area fire companies responded to the Elizabeth Township municipal garage after an Elizabeth Township police officer heard an explosion. Central Volunteer Fire Co. Chief John Walter said an officer was inside the nearby municipal building when he heard a blast. To read all our stories from today, subscribe to our online edition at

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Our station assisted Elizabeth Boro V.F.C. with a dwelling fire tonight around 7:30pm on Williamsport Road. Engine 184 and Tanker 184-2 responded to the scene and our crews staged. Chief 139 had us divert to Station 139 to standby while they completed overhaul. Both units were returned to service by Chief 139 around 9:30pm.

First photo credit: Jason Paul via Facebook

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Lincoln VFRC ended up answering 162 calls in 2017. Here are some stats from the year.

Call Types:
Fires: 19
Rescue & Vehicle Accidents: 22
QRS/EMS Assists: 4
Hazardous Condition: 39
Service Call: 24
Good Intent: 49
False Alarm & False Call: 5

Call Locations:
Lincoln - 67
Duquesne - 28
Liberty Boro - 22
Elizabeth Twp (147) - 10
Port Vue - 8
Elizabeth Twp (140) - 6
Elizabeth Twp (142) - 5
Elizabeth Boro - 4
Forward Twp - 3
Glassport - 2
McKeesport - 2
Clairton - 1
Dravosburg - 1
Jefferson Hills 885 (180) - 1
West Mifflin (295) - 1
Washington County - Valley Inn - 1

Top 5 Responders:
1. Jeff Bertok - 126
2. Don Bertok - 108
3. Eric Baker - 101
4. Matt Bertok - 93
5. Tony Perozich - 83

Avg personnel turnout per call: 5.2

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12/31/2017 - 800 blk Boston Hollow - Elizabeth Twp - Motor Vehicle Accident

Crews were dispatched today to Lovedale at Scenery Drive in Elizabeth Twp for a vehicle accident with entrapment just prior to 3pm. The call was updated to 803 Boston Hollow in Lincoln Boro while enroute. Fire units arrived on scene to find a two vehicle accident with negative entrapment. Pd on scene determined the accident started on the Elizabeth Twp side of the road, so it was under Elizabeth Twp jurisdiction.

184 Engine crew assisted with cleanup on scene and all units cleared after the vehicles were towed.

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Here is our 2017 Year End Review Video.

All rights to the song contained in this video belong to their rightful owners. Lincoln VFRC, do not claim any rights or ownership to this song. "Fire" by Kasabian.

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Lincoln Boro VFRC #1 updated their profile picture. ...

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