Cherrytree Township Volunteer Fire Department was started on June 15, 1968. At that time there wasn't the type of equipment that you see being used today. Since that time our department has grown considerably to house 3 fire trucks: 1 Engine, 1 Tanker/Water tender, and 1 Rescue/Brush truck; it has also grown in size for department members. Many of those that were here when the department was formed have long since gone. Our last charter member, Bob Nelson passed away almost 2 years ago. He was our information highway about this fire department and its doings back then. You might be able to find a couple of ladies who could tell you about it. They were our Ladies Auxillary, they have since then become a member of the fire department as a whole instead of auxillary members. We are trying to expand our department and branch out so we may be able to house more trucks, members, activities and such. This is where you as a community come in. You can help out with those activities we do now, donate to the department monetary wise, or join the department as a member and help us to save those things precious and valuable to others. As a 100% VOLUNTEER department, we are unable to maintain our equipment, trucks, gears(for the firefighters, emt's, and fire police) without your help. ALL and ANY monetary donations help us to maintain all this stuff. That is why we ask you each year and as often as we can to help us out in this community. We want to be there for you so long as you are there for us.
We are a volunteer fire department dedicated in helping to save lives and properties of those people in and around our surrounding community. Being as we are a volunteer company, any monies received by us are from either donations from the community or grants and loans, or from fundraisers we have had ourselves. Our fine men and women are constantly thriving to learn all they can in order to be able to help in anyway they can. We have trainings in the department as well as outside training and schooling for which they attend. We are always looking for more volunteers who wish to help save a life or a property. So, if you are age 14 or up we will be glad to have you if you are willing to join. Come speak to one of our officers or any member who can tell you what it takes to become a firefighter or EMT.
If you would like to give a donation you may do so by either mailing it to the address listed in the contact information, giving to one of the people in the department listed also in the contact information, or stop by on a monday night at the fire department located on Cherrytree Road just down from the old Cherrytree School. We need lots of help for fundraisers that we do. If you would like to help out, you can do so by becoming a social member. Come to our meetings on the 2nd Monday of the month to find out how.
If you are thinking of becoming a member there are several ways to be one.
You can become a social member where you can still help out the fire department with fundraisers and such but you don't have voting rights and you don't need to do any training and don't have to pay yearly dues.
There is the reserve member who are just like social members but with voting powers and pay a yearly due of $10
Last there is the active members which have voting powers, pay yearly dues of $10, respond to calls, and take training.
We have 2 types of active members, the Seniors and the Juniors.
The juniors may do training, don't have to pay dues as long as they are in school, and can go to certain calls. They are not allowed to respond to structure fires due to the labor laws. It is nice to see our young people wanting to help people, so if you have a child between the ages of 14-17 we would love to have them join as well. They are our next generation.
We need any type of member you wish to be so don't be afraid to join.
WE HAVE MANY MEMBERS BUT HERE IS A LIST OF THE OFFICERS
JAMES MCCLINTOCK - CHIEF- C1
DON DELIMAN - ASST. CHIEF - C2
TIM MCGRATH - 2ND ASST. CHIEF - C3
RAYMOND TUCKER - C4
JOE ZIEMBA - C5
DOUG BUCHANAN - C6
JIMMY HUTCHESON - L1
JIM ORWIG - RESCUE CAPTAIN - R1
RITA MCCLINTOCK - RESCUE LEIUTENANT - R2
JOHN OHL - SPECIAL FIRE POLICE CAPTAIN - FP1
JAMES WADE - SPECIAL FIRE POLICE LEIUTENANT - FP2
CLAYTON MUIR - SEARCH AND RESCUE DOG- RD1
CHIEF JAMES MCCLINTOCK : 814-657-3139
FOR MONETARY DONATIONS: MAILING ADDRESS: P.O. BOX 343 TITUSVILLE, PA 16354
PERSONAL CONTACT FOR MONETARY DONATIONS: TIM MCGRATH - TREASURER, SUE BUCHANAN - SECRETARY, VICKI GARFIELD - PRESIDENT, JIM MCCLINTOCK - CHIEF, OR IF YOU KNOW SOMEONE PERSONALLY ON THE DEPARTMENT YOU MAY HAND IT TO THEM.
IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO HELP WITH KITCHEN THINGS, SUCH AS WORKING IN THE KITCHEN OR DONATING FOOD OR DESERTS, YOU MAY CONTACT ANY OF THE LADIES IN THE DEPARTMENT.
Our firehall and new pavillion may be rented for a function you may have, such as graduations, family reunions, birthday parties, etc...No alcohol is allowed anywhere around or in these areas. If you would like to rent them the cost is as follows: Pavillion and Hall is $50 - Pavillion is $35 dollars - Just Hall $35.
If you rent just the pavillion you will have access to the bathrooms in the department but that is all you will be able to use. You may contact either the fire department number and leave a message if noone is there and someone will get back to you or you may contact one of our many members if you happen to know one.
We will be having our annual Gun Raffle this year. Date is unsure as of this moment. Will post this information when it becomes available.
THE SITE HAS A NEW CALENDAR OF EVENTS. AT THE TOP OF THE PAGE IS A LINK THAT SAYS CALENDAR. CLICK ON THAT TO SEE WHAT EVENTS THE FIRE DEPARTMENT MIGHT BE HAVING. THIS CALENDAR IS PROVIDED BY THE WEBSITE THAT IS HOSTING THIS SITE. LOTS OF NEW CHANGES TO THE WEBSITE WHO HOSTS THIS SITE HAS CAUSED ME TO DELAY ANY CHANGES AS I HAVE BEEN TRYING TO FIGURE THINGS OUT YET. PLEASE BE PATIENT WITH ME. THANKS