About Us

The Washington Township Volunteer Fire Co. is a 100% Volunteer Fire Company located south of the City of Pittsburgh in Belle Vernon, Fayette County, PA. The WTVFC is currently under the command and leadership of Chief Edward Karol and President Dennis Fowler and staffs a man power of 34 active members. We serve our community proudly with not only fire suppression but also vehicle rescue, water supply and First Responder IRP. Every one of our members is certified in CPR/First Aid, as well as several members maintaining PA DOH certifications as EMTs and Paramedics.

We are also a proud participating department in the Pennsylvania Office of the State Fire Commissioner Certification Program.


WTVFC serves its community with a fleet comprised of the following pieces of equipment:


Description: 1995 Seargrave Ladder Truck
6 Man Cab with 5 SCBAs
100ft Pre-piped Aerial
300G Poly Tank
1500GPM Single Stage Pump
1400ft – 4in Supply Line
1000ft – 3in Supply Line
2 – 1 3/4in Cross Lays with a Pre-connected Blitzfire

Description: 1998 Seagrave Engine
8 Man Cab with 5 SCBAs plus a RIT Pack
750G Water 50G Foam Poly Tank
2000GPM Pump
1400ft – 4in Supply Line
1000ft – 3in Supply Line
Genesis Battery Powered 17c Combi Tool

Description: 1982 4-Guys Ford LTL 9000 Tanker
2 Man Cab
3500G Stainless Steel Tank
1250GPM Pump
4500G Drop Tank
2 – 6in Side jet Dumps, 1 – 6in Rear Dumps

Description: 2014 Smeal Rescue/Pumper
6 Man Capacity
5 SCBAs
1000G Poly Tank
1500GPM Pump
1000ft – 4in Supply Line
Genesis Rescue Tools / Airbags

Description: 2006 Ford F350 Squad
5 Man Capacity
Carries all Medical Equipment
1 Chainsaw
4 Air packs
6 Portable pumps

Description: 1989 Chevy 3500 Brush Truck
3 Man Capacity
300G Poly Tank
300GPM Pump
100ft Hose Reel