Going Strong Since 1926

The Monroeville Volunteer Fire Company #1 provides quality life safety services to the Municipality of Monroeville, Pennsylvania, and surrounding areas, in a professional manner. Our members are proud to support our mission with respect, teamwork and integrity through community involvement.

Monroeville is located approximately 12 miles east of the City of Pittsburgh in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania and covers approximately 20 square miles. Monroeville is comprised of single and multi-residential, retail, commercial, and industrial buildings. Populations range from 70,000-100,000 daylight, and over 30,000 overnight.

Our Department responds to a wide variety of incidents, both in Monroeville and also assisting neighboring communities. Station 1 is the oldest fire station in Monroeville, beginning as the Old Patton Twp. Fire Co. 1 founded in 1926. Station 1 provides 100% volunteer fire and rescue services, and a combination of paid and volunteer Emergency Medical Services (EMS). Our fleet includes a 77′ Quint, Heavy Engine, Air/Light Squad Unit, 2 Advanced Life Support Licensed Ambulance’s, an EMS Quick Response Certified Utility Pick-Up Truck and a Ford Explorer Chief’s Vehicle. Our department also sponsors an active live in program, allowing aspiring firefighters to live at our station, rent free, while obtaining both fire and EMS training.

In 2023, the Monroeville Volunteer Fire Company #1 has responded to approximately 600 Fire/Rescue Incidents and 1,700 EMS incidents. Members attended thousands of hours of training, both through local training centers and internal training. Members obtained multiple PA Department of Health certification as well as national level Pro Board Fire/Rescue certifications.

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Monroeville Volunteer Fire Department Company 1

Monroeville Volunteer Fire Department Company 1

MVFC1 responds to over 2,000 calls annually & boasts one of the best live-in programs in the state! We are also home to The Busiest Engine in Monroeville!

April is Donate Life Month, a time to raise awareness about the importance of organ, eye, and tissue donation. Every donor has the potential to save and enhance many lives! Join the conversation, register as a donor, and spread the word about this life-saving cause!

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April is Donate Life Month, a time to raise awareness about the importance of organ, eye, and tissue donation. Every donor has the potential to save and enhance many lives! Join the conversation, register as a donor, and spread the word about this life-saving cause!
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This National Public Safety Telecommunications Week, Monroeville Volunteer Fire Department Company 1, wants to give a huge shoutout to our incredible dispatchers at Monroeville Communications and ACES! They work tirelessly, 24/7/365, answering hundreds of emergency calls to ensure you receive help when you need it most. Thank you for your dedication and service!

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This National Public Safety Telecommunications Week, Monroeville Volunteer Fire Department Company 1, wants to give a huge shoutout to our incredible dispatchers at Monroeville Communications and ACES! They work tirelessly, 24/7/365, answering hundreds of emergency calls to ensure you receive help when you need it most. Thank you for your dedication and service! 
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This morning, C-10, Medic 18, Medic 19, Squad 1, Quint 1, and Utility 1 assisted Company 5 with evacuating a local personal care home. In total, 41 residents were transported off site, with 38 of those being temporarily relocated to the Monroeville Senior Center. All have since been safely relocated to other facilities.

Incident Command: C-50
EMS Command: Medic 429
EMS Operations: C-41
EMS Staging Officer: C-15
Relocation Site Command: C-10
Planning Group Leader: C-11
Patient Care Group Leader: C-16
Liason: Eric Poach

Units involved: C-50, C-10, C-30, C-41, C-61, Engine 51, Squad 1, Rescue 4, Rescue 6, Command 32, Quint 1, Medic 58, Medic 18, Medic 19, Medic 49, Ambulance 48, Utility 1, Utility 3, 355 MCU4, 211 MERV, 485 WCV, 610 WCV, Duquesne Light, Monroeville Municipal Authority, Monroeville Police, Monroeville Public Works, American Red Cross, Allegheny County EMA, Monroeville Code Enforcement, Monroeville Senior Center Staff

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This morning, C-10, Medic 18, Medic 19, Squad 1, Quint 1, and Utility 1 assisted Company 5 with evacuating a local personal care home. In total, 41 residents were transported off site, with 38 of those being temporarily relocated to the Monroeville Senior Center. All have since been safely relocated to other facilities. 
Incident Command: C-50
EMS Command: Medic 429
EMS Operations: C-41
EMS Staging Officer: C-15
Relocation Site Command: C-10
Planning Group Leader: C-11
Patient Care Group Leader: C-16
Liason: Eric Poach
Units involved: C-50, C-10, C-30, C-41, C-61, Engine 51, Squad 1, Rescue 4, Rescue 6, Command 32, Quint 1, Medic 58, Medic 18, Medic 19, Medic 49, Ambulance 48, Utility 1, Utility 3, 355 MCU4, 211 MERV, 485 WCV, 610 WCV, Duquesne Light, Monroeville Municipal Authority, Monroeville Police, Monroeville Public Works, American Red Cross, Allegheny County EMA, Monroeville Code Enforcement, Monroeville Senior Center Staff
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Live-In Program

Interested in firefighting and EMS? Looking to gain experience and serve the community while saving money? We have live-in opportunities available!

Live-in members get many perks, such as free housing, free utilities, free wifi, free cable, and a free gym in exchange for providing additional staffing for fire and EMS calls. No prior experience necessary. All members of Company 1 can receive free fire training, gear, and equipment! In addition, all members can earn a free degree through CCAC’s FireVest scholarship program! Already attending college in Pittsburgh? We’re conveniently located approximately 12 miles from Pittsburgh and are close to multiple bus routes. 

Many members of Monroeville Volunteer Fire Department have used the experience gained here as a stepping stone to a career in fire and EMS all over the United States!

Interested in learning more? Contact us here for more information.

Some of the benefits available to Live-In’s:

  • Free Housing within a Modern Living Environment
  • Free Utilities, WiFi and Cable
  • Fully Equipped Fitness Center/Weight Room within the Station
  • Free Access to Washers and Dryers
  • Kitchen with New Appliances and Commercail Grade Fridge and Freezer