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
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.
The colored plastic tubes on the product may become brittle and break into small pieces, posing a choking hazard to infants.
Fuel can leak into the headlight pod, posing fuel leak and fire hazards.
One of the five harness belts can unlock during use and allow the user to fall out of or be thrown from the vehicle, posing a risk of serious injury or death.
The front brake can detach, posing crash and injury hazards.
Parts inside the toy can break creating a sharp point that can penetrate the surface of the toy, posing a laceration hazard.
The glass beer mug can break if heated or used with hot liquid, posing burn and laceration hazards.
The refillable propane cylinders can leak propane gas, posing fire and explosion hazards.
Carbide rollers on the triggers can crack causing the weapon to discharge without trigger activation, posing an injury hazard to the user or bystander.
The height adjusting carriage assembly can loosen and fall on the consumer, posing an impact hazard.
The rear axle can fail, posing fall and crash hazards to riders.
Air in the brake system can cause brake failure, posing a crash hazard to the user or bystander.
The halogen bulbs sold with the chandeliers can melt parts of the fixture, posing fire and burn hazards.
The snap at the crotch of the coveralls can detach, posing a choking hazard to infants.
The light shades can detach and fall, posing laceration and burn hazards.
The recalled chests 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 recalled chests 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 Red, White, & Blue Smoke fireworks can explode unexpectedly after being lit.
The legs on the base of the chair can break, posing a fall hazard.
The fuel gauge retainer can collapse and leak fuel, posing a fire hazard.
The fork leg can crack or become damaged, posing a fall hazard.
The women’s scarves fail to meet federal flammability standard for clothing textiles, posing a risk of burn injuries to consumers.
The children’s robes fail to meet the federal flammability standards for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children.
The handle on the Vergo belay device can loosen and cause the device’s assisted braking capacity to malfunction, posing fall and injury hazards to climbers.
The legs of the chairs can break, posing a fall hazard to consumers.
The handlebars can crack, posing a fall hazard to the consumer.
A young child’s neck can fit into the “V” shaped opening along the top edge of the gate, posing entrapment and strangulation hazards to young children. Also, young children can pass under the gate allowing access to restricted areas, such as stairs.
The pump control cover can be improperly grounded, posing an electrical shock hazard.
The plastic diffuser lens can detach and fall unexpectedly, posing a risk of injury from impact.
The snowmobile drive clutch can fracture and fragments can escape the snowmobile shielding, posing an impact hazard.
The buttons can detach from the garment, posing a choking hazard to young children. 
The children’s robes fail to meet flammability standards for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children.
The circuit board in the lawn mower can short circuit and catch fire, posing a fire hazard to users.
The meters can fail to give an accurate voltage reading, resulting in the operator falsely believing the electrical power is low or off, posing an electrocution hazard.
Seat slider bolts and push nuts can disconnect and fall from the chair, which could cause the seat to detach from the chair, posing a fall hazard to consumers.
The joint of the articulating arm can pinch or cut the electrical wire causing it to fray, posing a shock hazard.
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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