The Waynesburg Franklin Twp Volunteer Fire Company would like to congratulate Hogan Barnhart and Chris Lash in receiving their National Pro Board Firefighter 2 Certification. Currently the Fire Department has 25 members certified to Firefighter 1 standards including 13 certified to Firefighter 2 standards. The Department also has 3 members certified to Pro Board Hazardous Materials Operations Level and 5 members certified to National Pro Board Fire Service Instructor 1. The Department does have 5 PA Fire Academy Suppression Instructors.
The Waynesburg Franklin Township Volunteer Fire Company is saddened by the recent death of past Fire Chief Harry B. Patton. Chief Patton joined the fire company on September 7, 1961. He officially retired on August 17, 1976. Chief Patton was Fire Chief in 1972. Harry also served as Assistant Chief in 1970 through 1971 and as Captain from 1964 to 1969. At the request of the family all arrangements will be private and held at the convenience of the family. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to a charity or church of your choice. Chief Patton served the Waynesburg Community for many years. Thank you for your many years of service and guidance. Please keep the Patton Family in your thoughts and prayers.