Welcome and thank you for checking out WPAFireNews.com.  WPAFN is an independent web site dedicated to providing our visitors with Firefighting and Emergency Service news and information.  This site is owned and ran by me, Jeff Bertok, who is closing in on 20 years of service with Lincoln Borough VFRC in Allegheny County and currently in the Captain role. I’m also a programmer and web designer and run a few other sites. I maintain the site with the help of others, and the site’s success from the beginning was due to so many offering submissions and tips.

This site has a lot of history, starting out as HoopieWorld.com, merging with some other sites, and now transitioning into WPAFireNews.com.  You can read more about the site history here.

I look forward to continuing to improve and grow the site as we move into the future.

What We Provide

We cover the following western Pennsylvania counties:
Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Blair, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Clarion, Clearfield, Crawford, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Greene, Indiana, Jefferson, Lawrence, McKean, Mercer, Somerset, Venango, Warren, Washington, Westmoreland.

The information we provide include but are not limited to:


How To Help

The best way to help us out is by sharing our content, joining our social networks to stay informed, and visiting us often.




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