The membership at Buchanan Valley is full of dedicated volunteers who work non-stop throughout the year running calls, working fundraisers, training, and fire prevention. Each year the PA State Firefighters Association holds it firemen’s convention. They recognize departments and firefighters of the state for their hard work.
Buchanan Valley FD was recognized in 3 areas this year. The first is the Robert W. Little Jr Memorial Fire Safety Education Award which is based on Fire Prevention efforts in your respected community. BVFD 27 received 3rd Place in Division C which is the catagory in population of less than 6000 people. The second is Hereda/Terrini Memorial Junior Firefighter Award recognizing a outstanding junior firefighter of an organization who shows leadership abilities, as well a dedication to their fire service training and school academics. Junior Firefighter Zoe Spielman was selected as a recipient of this years award ! And the last award was presented to Steve Waybrant for Firefighter of the Year. We are excited for Steve who joined The Valley recently. A top notch guy ! Congratulations to the membership, Zoe & Steve for their awards !