Recent Calls
Wed. Nov 18th 2020
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Call # 64. 11/18/20.FD Box: 1330Fire-Automatic Fire Alarm1912 TYRONE PIKE, RUSH TWPPA AMERICAN WATEREngine 14 (currently Engine Rescue 13) along with Truck 57 handled an automatic fire alarm at the wa...
Mon. Nov 16th 2020
Call # 63. 11/16/20.Engine Rescue 13 responded to assist the Philipsburg Fire Department with a reported dwelling fire on E. 8th St in Philipsburg Borough. Engine Rescue 13 was canceled while respondi...
Tue. Nov 10th 2020
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Call # 62. 11/10/20FD Box: 1320Fire-Investigation Outside500 FIRE TOWER RD, RUSH TWPCompany 13 was dispatched for a smoke investigation in the area of the Sandy Ridge fire tower. Chief 13-4 responded ...
Sat. Nov 7th 2020
Call # 61.Utility 13 shut down Route 350 due to a working house fire on the Tyrone Pike in Blair County, Snyder Twp.
Sun. Nov 1st 2020
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Call # 59. 11/1/20.FD Box: 1340Fire-Vehicle Crash Unk InjRUSH TWPUtility 13 along with Bald Eagle FD Engine Rescue 36 handled a vehicle accident on the Sandy Ridge Mountain. Arrived on scene, found on...
News Headlines
Fri. Nov 20th 2020
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Our annual ambulance subscription drive is underway for 2021. Our EMS service does third party billing. Most insurance companies only pay a percentage of the bill and will leave you with a great amoun...
Sat. Oct 3rd 2020
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Engine Rescue 13, Ambulance 13-1 and our 1933 Indiana Pumper attended the Port Matilda Fire Company parade and brought home the Judge's Choice Award, 1st placed Ambulance and 2nd place Engine. Pho...
Fri. Sep 11th 2020
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As today winds down to an end, we sit back to remember September 11, 2001. 2,977 people died, 19 years ago, from a senseless act of terrorism. 2,753 at the WTC, 184 at the Pentagon, and 40 in Shankesv...
Sat. Jul 4th 2020
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Today, we attended the annual Osceola Mills Firemen's parade and brought home the Chief's Award and 1st place Ambulance! We always enjoy participating in this parade every year! Thank you for ...
Sun. Jun 14th 2020
Gun Raffle Ticket Winners are as follows:1. Henry 44 Mag - Steve Dalghenbaugh2. $100.00 cash - Thomas Sharpless3. $50.00 cash - David HusarThank you to all who purchased!
History

The Mountain Top Fire Company was organized in 1927 after 3 fires at the Twigg Store, Wilson home and the Barnett Store in one night. The company was incorporated in 1928. The property, which is the current location was donated by the Harbison Walker Brick Company. The company began with 8-10 round bottom buckets and a ladder. All of which were housed in the 1 car garage behind the RJ Barnett Store. The first “ fire truck” was a 1924 Page automobile donated by Cobb Pfouts. A “chemical tank” was mounted as well as hooks for the ladder and room for the buckets. The first permanent building, purchased for $ 80.00, was a hay barn in the nearby Mulligan Hollow area and was dismantled and moved to its current location. This part of the building is the current 2 bay fire truck side.

The first officers were:

President Charles Gearhart
V. Pres. Forest Gill
Secretary J.C. Malaker
Treasurer Paul Vaughn
Trustee s R.J. Barnett, J.W. Merryman, Edman Faust
Chief John Henry
Asst Chief James Moore
Asst Chief S. H. Swope

Company Highlights:

Oct 20, 1929 First carnival held at the Retort Park
Oct 25, 1929 First meeting was held at the “new” building.
March 13,1944 Junior fireman were accepted at the age of 16
August 1944 First public dinner was held at cost of 1.00 adults and .55 for kids
July 31,1944 “Old Schoolhouse” was sold for 225.00
March 13,1950 Motion to give the “fire company” back to Harbison Walker due to lack of interest.
March 27,1950 Special Re-organizational meeting held. Former motion rescinded to give up the  fire company.
May 8,1950 Ladies Auxiliary formed.
Sept 1, 1950 Carnival held with a profit of 1,052.91
Dec 1950 First Christmas treats distributed for kids and fruit baskets for the sick and needy
July 3,1952 First new fire truck arrived. A 1952 Central on a Chevy Chassis.
Jan 12, 1953 Fire Police unit officially organizes.
June 8, 1953 Total membership listed as 151
Oct 16,1961 First ambulance purchased. A **** Packard for 400.00
April 12,1971 First, of many, county music shows with the Blue Ridge Quartet held.
June 17,1971 Motion to build a new addition was passed.
Nov 13,1972 Fire Company owned Community Park opened
Aug 1982 1 ambulance was moved to Osceola Mills at the fire station.
June 28, 1982 Meeting room addition began
 Nov 28, 1983 The company dispatch was taken over by Centre County in State College.
June 6,1985 "Old School House" burned
June 24, 1985 Hydraulic rescue tools purchased and put in service
Nov 25, 1986 Ariel Ladder truck put in service. First in the Moshannon Valley.
Jun 22, 1990 The current Osceola Mills ambulance station was purchased.

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