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“It is the mission of the Indiana Fire Association is to protect the lives and property of the residents of the Indiana Borough, White Township and surrounding Communities by providing the highest quality fire suppression and rescue services. We will continue to seek new opportunities to serve our neighbors and to strive for excellence in the services we provide, through continued education and training.”

Volunteers of Rescue Squad are responding to a vehicle accident, one vehicle, trailer overturned blocking one lane, Route 422 @ Route 286 ... See MoreSee Less

Last evening Aging Services of Indiana County held a dinner to recognize the 2016 Hall of Fame inductees. One of our own, Firefighter / Engineer / Former Fire Chief Charles Kelly, was recognized for his contributions to our community.

Chuck was recognized for his volunteerism and dedication to his community since turning age 65! Chuck recently turned 71 years young!

Chuck has worked professionally in emergency services his entire adult life including Citizens Ambulance Service, the Blairsville Borough Police Department, the Indiana Borough Police Department and with the Indiana Fire Association.

In 2014 the Association recognized Chuck with the "Engineer of the Year" award for being the most active engineer that year. Chuck was 68 years old that year!

Countless organizations in Indiana County benefit from volunteers, but I think it's exceptional to think that Chuck falls into a very small category of emergency service volunteers who are willing to leave the comfort of their own homes 24/7/365 for people they don't know at all hours of the day and night.

And Chuck has been at it for 42 years!

The Association would like to thank Aging Services for honoring Chuck. Chuck is pictured here with his award and his beautiful wife Shelia. Needless to say we're extremely proud and they're service is invaluable to us.

Congratulations Chuck!
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Elizabeth RoccoCongratulations Chuck. You deserve to be recognized for your unselfish dedication to your community and those you have served and continue to serve. A special thanks to Sheila for sharing you with us all these years. God Bless you both.7 hours ago
Lisa Popson MoreauCongratulations Charles Kelly! An honor indeed! Thank you (& Shelia) for your countless hours of dedication to the Indiana Community!! ❤️11 hours ago
Jamie EmpfieldCongratulations Charles Kelly! What a great honor!!!14 hours ago
Jody RaineyCongratulation Charles Kelly your dedication and service to your community and your department is what we all should strive to emulate10 hours ago
Gary L Ryan JrCongratulations Chuck, well deserved! That you for your service to our community!2 hours ago
Karen GreenCongratulations Chuck!! So very well deserved. You have done so much for our community. So nice to see that everyone appreciates and honors you. Beautiful picture. Congratulations again!!10 hours ago
Mike MilnerCongrats Chuck, great honor to receive.12 hours ago
Guy HaberlAlways community oriented, his dedication to the fire service is unparalleled . Congrats Chuck.1 hour ago
Barb Reeger ByerlyThis is good! They have dedicated their life together around IFA! Thanks!14 hours ago
Heather Butler ContrucciCongratulations Chuck!14 hours ago
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Janet MoreauCongratulations Chuck!!8 hours ago
Linda Oakes TreeseCongratualtions Chuck! Well deserved!11 hours ago
Cathy Richards SmithCongratulations Dibble!2 hours ago
Vicky PetersonWell deserved!!14 hours ago
Anna Calogera ClawsonCongrats Chuck!5 hours ago
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Bryan PalmerCongratulations Chuck Charles Kelly you deserve it.11 hours ago
Carol ButerbaughWell deserved Chuck Kelly! And Sheila too because behind every successful man is a great woman❤️10 hours ago
Bryan SchiratoCongratulations chuck. You deserve it8 hours ago
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Volunteers of Companies Four and One are responding to a commercial fire alarm, Brunzies, 7 South 5th St., Indiana Borough ... See MoreSee Less

Volunteers of Company Three are responding to a transformer fire, North 6th at Water Street, near Brown Hotel, Indiana Borough. ... See MoreSee Less

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At 0934 hours this morning the Volunteers of Company Two were summoned for an unknown type fire on Fairman Avenuem, White Township.

First Assistant Fire Chief Tom Moreau found a controlled burn and requested that all IFA apparatus remain in station.
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Building of the Central Station - 501 Philadelphia Street (16 photos) ... See MoreSee Less

Good Morning and a happy Wednesday to everyone! I took some photos on Monday and then a couple more this morning. Most of the street view work being observed is brick and block work!! Not to say that ...

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Good Morning and a happy Wednesday to everyone! I took some photos on Monday and then a couple more this morning. Most of the street view work being observed is brick and block work!! Not to say that the folks on the second floor aren't hard at work but I don't have all access to them! Weather is fully cooperating and they are a building!! Great job by all the crews!! We appreciate it!! Look for timbers soon followed by trusses on the truck bay!

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Tam YarnellWho is doing the build?6 months ago
Brian HenryEstimated completion date?5 months ago
Cindy Hartlethat is great4 months ago   ·  1
Matthew InschoCan't wait. My son is super excited to4 weeks ago

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Volunteers of the Association are responding to assist HCFD with a vehicle fire, 3444 Old Route 56 Highway West, Center Township. ... See MoreSee Less

Volunteers of Company Three are responding to a flue fire in the 900 block of Rustic Lodge Road, White Township. ... See MoreSee Less

Volunteers of the Rescue Squad are responding to a vehicle accident at Oakland Avenue at Rose Street, White Township. ... See MoreSee Less

Building of the Central Station - 501 Philadelphia Street (37 photos) ... See MoreSee Less

Good Morning and a happy Wednesday to everyone! I took some photos on Monday and then a couple more this morning. Most of the street view work being observed is brick and block work!! Not to say that ...

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Good Morning and a happy Wednesday to everyone! I took some photos on Monday and then a couple more this morning. Most of the street view work being observed is brick and block work!! Not to say that the folks on the second floor aren't hard at work but I don't have all access to them! Weather is fully cooperating and they are a building!! Great job by all the crews!! We appreciate it!! Look for timbers soon followed by trusses on the truck bay!

Colleen Barnett Hite, Wayne Keller and 23 others like this

Tam YarnellWho is doing the build?6 months ago
Brian HenryEstimated completion date?5 months ago
Cindy Hartlethat is great4 months ago   ·  1
Matthew InschoCan't wait. My son is super excited to4 weeks ago

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Rescue Squad - Back to basics (9 photos) ... See MoreSee Less

The second thursday of every month is Rescue Squad practice. The Rescue Squad is easily the busiest company in the Association and responsible for all technical rescue we do. With brand new Rescue 105...

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The second thursday of every month is Rescue Squad practice. The Rescue Squad is easily the busiest company in the Association and responsible for all technical rescue we do. With brand new Rescue 105 packed full of unique rescue tools it sometimes comes back to the basics. Tonight was cribbing and lockout kits! Thanks to everyone who participated!

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Matthew InschoWould love to be part of that kind of training.2 weeks ago

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