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!

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Did you miss out on our Spring Essentials Program at the Monroeville Public Safety Training Center?

Now announcing our Fall Essentials Program starting in September! This is an extended program that will allow you to obtain all of the following upon completion:

🔥Introduction to the Fire Service
🦺Traffic Incident Management
🩹CPR/First Aid
🔥Fireground Support
☢️Hazmat Awareness
🔥Exterior Firefighter
☢️Hazmat Operations
🔥Fire Dynamics
🔥Hoseline Management
🔥Interior Firefighter

📚 Following this program, there will also be a Firefighter 1 Probaord Exam at WCCC for interested candidates!

Whether you are starting at the beginning and need all 4 mods of Essentials, or have previously started and need to finish out the series, sign up soon to guarantee your spot in the class!

Westmoreland County Fire Training

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Did you miss out on our Spring Essentials Program at the Monroeville Public Safety Training Center?
Now announcing our Fall Essentials Program starting in September! This is an extended program that will allow you to obtain all of the following upon completion:
🔥Introduction to the Fire Service
🦺Traffic Incident Management
🩹CPR/First Aid
🔥Fireground Support
☢️Hazmat Awareness
🔥Exterior Firefighter
☢️Hazmat Operations
🔥Fire Dynamics
🔥Hoseline Management
🔥Interior Firefighter
📚 Following this program, there will also be a Firefighter 1 Probaord Exam at WCCC for interested candidates!
Whether you are starting at the beginning and need all 4 mods of Essentials, or have previously started and need to finish out the series, sign up soon to guarantee your spot in the class!
Westmoreland County Fire Training 
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Happy Nurses Week to Lt/PHRN Kayla Malenich and FF/PHRN Kyle Marchant from Company 1! These dedicated individuals not only serve actively at Company 1, but also work full-time at two of our local Emergency Departments. Thank you for your hard work and commitment!

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Happy Nurses Week to Lt/PHRN Kayla Malenich and FF/PHRN Kyle Marchant from Company 1! These dedicated individuals not only serve actively at Company 1, but also work full-time at two of our local Emergency Departments. Thank you for your hard work and commitment!
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Congratulations to Company 1 EMT Jesse Kauffman, who graduated yesterday from Slippery Rock University as Valedictorian of his class! Jesse earned his Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a concentration in Neuroscience and a minor in Chemistry! What an incredible achievement! Your Company 1 family is proud of your hard work, dedication, and accomplishments! ... See MoreSee Less

Congratulations to Company 1 EMT Jesse Kauffman, who graduated yesterday from Slippery Rock University as Valedictorian of his class! Jesse earned his Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a concentration in Neuroscience and a minor in Chemistry! What an incredible achievement! Your Company 1 family is proud of your hard work, dedication, and accomplishments!
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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