Fairchance Volunteer Fire Department

LOCATION:  31 Pittsburgh St Fairchance, PA 15436

 MAIN PHONE & HALL RENTAL INFO: (724) 564-5070

FAX: (724) 564-1591

PHONE HOURS: Mon-Fri 8am-4pm



16 Medic 4 with Car from accident. 10-23-2010
16 Engine 1 at Church Fire assisting Station 33
33-2 at Church Fire
119 Church Fire
119 Church Fire
Fairchance VFD hall in 1970 after completion (before Brick)
1972 Working on Front Field – Hauling Dirt to Fill in for New truck garage.
Rear of Truck Room after a Fairchance Wind blew it out in 1976
2007 Firemens Convention – Battle of Barrel at 2007 F.C.F.A convention hosted by Hopwood & Farmington. Battling from L: Ben Eicher, Dean C. Whitmarsh, & Raymond “Cracker” Graham.
Crash on York Run Rd
AMB – Left to Right in Blue Jacket – Chief Ray Eicher, Blue Sweatshirt – William Bailey Paramedic, Blue Jacket - Jody Kamp Paramedic, Goggles on Timothy Sutton EMT-B, Station 16 helmet – Brent Roberts
Building truck Garage 1974
Colonial Fire - Fire in Apartment building by Colonial Tavern. Church St – Fairchance Unknown Year
Fireman Banquet - Left – Right In Glasses Issadore Labuta, Chief Raymond Eicher, Valerie Eicher Unknown Year
Front Row from Left: Fred Christopher, Jim Miller, Bill Christ – Mayor, Dan Thompson Sr., Issadore Labuta, Ed Kmetz. Second Row from Left: John Thorpe, Chuck Trump, Bill Robertson, Stanley Roll, Bob Miller, Dan Dahlgren, Kerry Whoolery Sr., Scott Morris, Hob Haines Third Row from Left: Dwayne Swaney, Ben Grimm, Rich Barber, Jeep Morris (Unknown Year)
From Left: Bob King, Dan Thompson, and Bob “Bonnie” Ellsworth (Unknown Year)
2009 Christmas Party Front Row from Left: Josh “Pugs” Silbaugh**, Raymond “Cracker” Graham, Robert Hileman, Dale Ream, William Bailey, Ben Eicher, Adam Zooner**, Blaine Reese Jr. Second Row from left: Dave Smith*, Fred Tanner, Rich Pegg, Chris Eicher, Charles Shaffer, Harry “Pap” Smith, Marco Pantalo, Ben Weimer, Joshua Rider, Ron “Bigs” Cunningham Third Row from Left: Todd Eicher, Bob Miller, Tony Pantalo, Don Drew, Kevin “Owen” Wilson, Mike Haines, Mark ”Tiny” Dunham, Joshua Eicher Back Row from Left: Paul Thomas, Ray Eicher, Bob Burnsworth, Kerry Whoolery Jr., Jarrod Pringle, Greg Reynolds*, Brad Takach, Zack Pringle, Peter Zooner, Brent Roberts *Deceased **No Longer a member
Construction of New Hall in 1969
Fairchance Firemens Ambulance crews remove an occupant from a burning house to a nearby ambulance to take her to the hospital for treatment from Smoke Inhalation. From Left: Alex “Squirrel” Cahill, Erin Whoolery, Josh Rider. Firemen battle blaze in foreground. (March 2009)
Fireman Banquet. Robert Haines receiving award from Kerry Whoolery, Sr. (Unknown Year)
Firemen Banquet
16 Engine 1 with Stat MedEvac 5 in foreground. Medical fly out from 6/16/2012
Bob Miller laying block on Social Club addition – 1986
16 Medic 2, 16 Medic 3 and 16 Medic 4 preparing for the 2012 Prom promise Mock Crash at Albert Gallatin High School. 5/7/2012
Life flight 5 with mock crash victim after they took her from scene.
Station 16 and 38 cleanup after Mock Crash 5/7/2012
MVA in front of Golf Cart shop on Morgantown St. Fairchance. 6/3/2012
From left: Chief Ray Eicher & Randy Leech SVFD Asst Chief survey the damage at the Myers fire. November 2008
Myers Fire 2008
Harold “Slick” Howell from Station 38 after a Rescue Class in 1991
Garage fire 1/17/2013 on Sheldon Ave. Personnel discuss the overhaul. From Left: Ray Eicher, Chief, Ben Eicher, Josh Eicher, Kerry Whoolery Sr. Marco Pantalo, Alex Cahill.
Garage fire 1/17/2013 on Sheldon Ave. Pictured: Paul Thomas, Assistant Chief.
Garage fire 1/17/2013 on Sheldon Ave
The new Fire Station – 1974
Fire Station in 1974 with Engine and Pumper
Engine 2 - 2005 Ford F-350 6.0L Diesel. 250 Gpm Darley Skid Unit with 250 Gallon of Water. 100’ – Booster Real. 500’ 1” Forestry Hose, 150’ of 1 3/4 . Built by L & L