Recent Calls
Mon. Mar 14th 2016
House Fire - Alexander St - Assisting Southwest Greensburg VFD

On Tuesday February 23rd at 12:45am the Carbon VFD was dispatched to assist the Southwest Greensburg VFD on a house fire at 4...

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Sat. Feb 20th 2016
Brush Fire -Route 136 - Assisting Fort Allen VFC

On Saturday February 20th just before 4pm the Carbon Fire Dept was dispatched to assist Fort Allen VFC for a reported brush f...

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Sat. Apr 25th 2015
Vehicle Accident - Woodward Drive

The Carbon Fire Department responded to a vehicle accident on Woodward Dr near the Hempfield Twp building at approximately 6:...

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News Headlines
Fri. Mar 11th 2016
Y108 Visits Fish Fry for lunch

Ally and Andy from Y108 morning show visited the Fish fry on Friday March 11th and broadcasted live from 12pm to 1pm. We woul...

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Thu. May 29th 2014
Fire Safety with Paula Teachers and Associates

On Thursday May 29th, 2014 at 10:30am members of the Carbon VFD went to teach fire safety to Adults with mental diabilities. ...

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Wed. Jul 10th 2013
Tour of U.S. Foods Facility

     A few members of the Carbon Fire Department had the opportunity to gather recently for a walk-throug...

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Consumer Product Safety Commission Recalls
Light refraction through the stake lights can singe or melt items in contact with or in the immediate proximity, posing a fire hazard.
The recalled dressers are unstable if they are not anchored to the wall, posing serious tip-over and entrapment hazards that can result in death or injuries to children.
The fabric seat on the chairs can tear, posing a fall hazard to the user.
The metal band can wear through the fabric covering of the slap bracelet, posing a laceration hazard.
The buckle on the helmet can disengage, posing a risk of head injury.
The snaps on the fleece pullovers can detach, posing a choking hazard.
The recalled chests of drawers are unstable if they are not anchored to the wall, posing serious tip-over and entrapment hazards that can result in death or injuries to children. The chests do not comply with the performance requirements of the U.S. voluntary industry standard (ASTM F2057-14).     
The fuel tap or carburetor can leak fuel, posing a fire hazard.
The children’s nightgowns and pajama sets fail to meet flammability standards for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children. 
The transmission gear can break, posing crash and injury hazards.
The toys have fabric hats and bows that can detach, posing a choking hazard. 
The bottle and dish soap can contain harmful bacteria. Exposure to bacteria poses a risk of respiratory and other infections in immunocompromised individuals.
The buttons on the shoulder straps can detach, posing a choking hazard to children.
Prolonged and direct contact with the boot tongue lining can expose the wearer to the chemical benzidine.  
The axis pin located at the rear of the boot can dislodge, resulting in damage to the boot and posing a fall hazard.
The bottle caps on the 29% hydrogen peroxide one-gallon bottles do not vent properly and can allow pressure to build up in the bottle and cause it to expand and rupture, posing fire and burn hazards.
The crawfish kit hose can melt and/or burn, posing a fire hazard.
Inconsistent tire pressure information can result in improperly-inflated tires, posing a crash hazard.
The cellphone battery can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards. 
The wooden rings on the hammer rattles can crack, posing a choking hazard to children.
The flower petals can detach, posing a choking hazard to children.
The boots and shoes can fail to protect feet when heavy or sharp objects fall on them, posing an injury hazard to consumers.
The fuel tap can leak, posing a fire hazard.
The snaps on the swimsuit can detach, posing a choking hazard to the child.
The throttle release switch can fail, posing a crash hazard.
The plug heads can break exposing metal prongs, posing an electric shock hazard.
An electrical short can occur in the vaporizer, posing a fire hazard.
The children’s robes fail to meet federal flammability standards for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children.
The metal trim on the furniture can detach from the edges and create sharp points, posing injury and laceration hazards.  
The exterior paint on the grill can ignite, posing a fire hazard.
The children’s pajamas fail to meet the federal flammability standards for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children.  
The building sets corner welds can break, allowing the panels and frames to separate and release magnets during play. When released, exposed magnets can create a choking hazard.
Liquid and glitter can leak out of the cases, causing skin irritation and burns to consumers.
The dispensers can overheat and smoke, posing fire and burn hazards.
The thin magnetic metal surface can separate from the product’s wooden board, posing a laceration hazard.
The fuel tank neck can crack or the wiring harness can overheat or short circuit, posing fuel leak and fire hazards. 
The LED light bulb’s base can separate from the connector, posing an electrical shock hazard.
The mattresses fail to meet the mandatory federal flammability standard for mattresses, posing a fire hazard.
The lithium-ion battery packs in the self-balancing scooters/hoverboards can overheat, posing a risk of smoking, catching fire and/or exploding.
The women’s scarves fail to meet the federal flammability standard for clothing textiles, posing a risk of burn injuries to consumers.
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2017 Call Volume
 Fire Calls
Jan64
Feb48
Mar66
Apr32
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Carbon Volunteer Fire Department
421 Juniper Street
Greensburg, PA 15601
Non-Emergency: 724-836-2145
Emergency: 911