Sat. May 16th 2015
Photos from the Emergency Services Memorial ceremony in Philipsburg on Saturday. We would like to thank all the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for the lives of others and for our freedom.
Fri. Mar 13th 2015
On Friday, 8 of our members attended the memorial service for fallen Firefighter Jeffrey Buck Jr. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family, his significant other, friends and brother fireman. Hundreds of personnel and apparatus showed their respect. Rest Easy Jeff!
Fri. Jan 16th 2015
Update: Mid-January, the work to the inside of the hall has been completed. Feel free to stop and see the upgrade. We have recently been awarded 2 grants from PA state. The first is to have the inside of the fire station insulated and metal siding place on the walls and ceiling. The...
Sun. Dec 14th 2014
Delbert Moore was the winner of our Christmas 50/50 winner. He will receive 273.50. Shown drawing the winning ticket is Maddie Cartwright with Ambulance Chief Shelly Tormey.
Mon. Aug 11th 2014
Mountain Top Fire Co 2014 Homecoming Winners Rocking chair – Jolie Hoover25.00 Retro Eatery cerificate – Mike SprankleRotating Waffle Maker – Nancy LongCitrus Press – Paul NeidrickWhaite Afghan – Curtis IrwinDrink Dispenser – Teri SpingolaWinder – Carol...
Sun. May 11th 2014
The Centre County Emergency Responders have been moved to the new 18 million dollar 800 mgz digital radio system. The new system has more towers, including one in Sandy Ridge. This will greatly increase our coverage including the Rt 350 corridor. With the new system, EMS was moved from the UHF &ldq...
Sun. Dec 22nd 2013
Santa arrived after a brief ride though town on top of the fire truck. He met the kids and handed out treats to all. Thanks to all the elf helpers.
Sat. Aug 10th 2013
Another great day for the homecoming. Here is a list of the parade winners.
Engine 2007 and older
1st Place- Bald Eagle
2nd Place- Columbia
1st Place- Hope
1st Place- Morris Twp
Sat. Aug 10th 2013
Another perfect day with no rain. Crowd was good.
Fri. Aug 9th 2013
Homecoming is under way. The pet/bike parade opened the events as always. Then the kids enjoyed the fire truck rides. A good crowd despite the threat of rain.
Winners in the pet parade were, as follows.
Best Pet- Cole + Seth Hoover
2nd Best Pet- Chance Frizzell
Sun. May 5th 2013
The Mountain Top Fire Co placed in service 5 new Self Contained Breating Apparatus. Scott NXG 5.5 45 minute "air packs" were partially funded with a PA State grant. Total cost was nearly 33,000.00. Also included was a PAC tracker used to locate a firefighter wearing a pack th...
Sat. Jan 26th 2013
Our latest upgrade to our building is completed. Both restrooms were increased in size, new fixtures including handicap bars are installed. This upgrade makes the building more handicap accessible.
Thu. Nov 1st 2012
The Mountain Top Fire Co has secured a state grant to assist replacing it Scott SCBA (air pacs). The cost of the project will be near 35,000. The grant will be about 12,000. We also received a grant to assist with the purchase of a new stair chair.
Sat. Aug 11th 2012
Saturday was another great day at Sandy Ridge. The BBQ dinner sold out and the parade worked its way through town. We would like to thank all those that helped make another very successful homecoming.
Sat. Aug 11th 2012
Thanks to all those helping to make this another great year.
The following is a list of all the winners:
1. Wheelbarrow - Ruth Hubler
2. Red Chairs - Connie Swabb
3. Tent - john Dixon
4. Backpack/Supplies - Pat Gustafson
5. Cowboy bird...
Fri. Aug 10th 2012
Rain once again avoided us and we had a great night. Thanks for all the support.
Casher Flatt band with special guest Bluegrass recording artist Danny Paisley performed another great show.
Lara Sharpless was crowned Homecoming queen 2012.
Thu. Aug 9th 2012
The rain held off and the people came. After the pet/bike parade, kids enjoyed a ride on the firetruck. This year the Chinese Auction is bigger and better than ever. For 1.00, you get 10 chances to win one of the over 100 new items including a mountain bike, electric scooter, 100.00 and more. ...
Sun. Apr 15th 2012
The community sponsored a benefit spaghetti dinner to benefit 6 yr old Leukemia patient Emily Whitehead. Thanks to all who helped raise more than $ 1,000.00 for the girl. Special thanks to Sheri Flick for heading the project. Also the winners of the paintings were as follows:
1. Kristie ...
Sat. Feb 11th 2012
The Mountain Top Fire Co has received 2 grants through the PA Fire Commissioners Office. The fire company received 9,976.22 and will be used for building upgrades. The EMS company received $ 5,679.61 for debt reducton.
Sat. May 14th 2011
Equipment purchased by the Rush Township Park and Recreation Board was installed today. A new swingset, infant swingset and safety upgrades to the teater-totters were completed. Mulch and landscaping will be installed shortly. A new sliding board will be installed when it arrives. Thanks to all thos...
Thu. Jan 6th 2011
The Mountain Top Fire Co was awarded a Fire Grant from the Federal Government in the amount of $ 36,55600. This money will be used to purchase 15 complete sets of turnout gear including survivoir flashlights and 10 sets of wildland fire fighting jumpsuits.
Mon. Dec 20th 2010
Santa arrived Sunday to greet the kids and give treats.
Mon. Oct 11th 2010
The Philipsburg American Legion Post Donated 250.00 to the Mountain Top Fire Co.
Sat. May 22nd 2010
The Mountain Top fire provided manpower and equipment to help install new swingsets and landscaping at 2 parks in Rush Township. Crews worked the Park across from the Rush Township building and at the Chalet property park in the South section of Philipsburg. Equipment ...
Sun. Jan 31st 2010
The Mountain Top Fire Co and EMS has received the following grants from PA through the VFCVAS program . The Fire company received a grant of $9685.20 and the Ambulance service received $5264.37. The fire company will be used to update equipment and the EMS will use the money for dept reduction...
Wed. Apr 1st 2009
A second Grant was secured for the community park from the Walmart Transportation Division for the Spring of 2009. The money will be used to repair the restroom roof.
The Basketball court fencing project has been completed. Additional grants are being sought to finish the Ball Field Fencing. Also E...
Tue. Jan 20th 2009
We have just received notification we have received a $13,000.00 grant from the Dept. of Homeland Security. The grants are on a competitive basis and awarded to fire companies. The grant is for additional radios.
Fri. Jan 16th 2009
The Mountaintop Fire Company has received 3 additional grants;
First is a 50/50 matching grant though the PA Department of Forestry for $ 525.00. The money was used to purchase additional wildland firefighting equipment.
We have also received a grant from the State for $ 9,884.13. This will b...
Fri. Sep 19th 2008
Congratulations to Travis and Tiffany Beres on the birth of Colton Grant Beres, Wed. September 17th @ 11:48 PM. Details are 6lbs 13 oz, and 21 inchews. All are doing great, minus the sleep.
Tue. Apr 1st 2008
I would like to take this time to thank everyone on the advisory board, the 15 participating departments and the instructors that helped clean the facility last Wednesday and with the curing burn over this past weekend. What was accomplished in this short time was extraor...