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Support Aspinwall VFD with T-shirt purchase

Tawnya Panizzi
| Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, 9:00 a.m.
Members of the Aspinwall Volunteer Fire Department gather at the fire hall along First Street.
Members of the Aspinwall Volunteer Fire Department gather at the fire hall along First Street.

Aspinwall Volunteer Fire Department is selling T-shirts and hoodies to commemorate the organization's 125th anniversary in 2018.

Black and white long-sleeved T-shirts are available, as well as black sweatshirts.

Prices are $20 to 30.

The Aspinwall VFD operates with 25 volunteers who respond to about 550 calls a year in the borough and neighboring communities. From January to July of this year, members responded to 295 calls.

The department runs two engines, a rescue truck and a squad truck. The $90,000 budget is supported by the borough, which pays about $60,000 for utilities and vehicle maintenance. Volunteers are responsible for raising the balance of funds.

To order a shirt or sweatshirt, call Fire Chief Gene Marsico at 412-728-4477 or Assistant Chief J.C. Teyssier at 412-932-4959. Also, order forms are available at the Aspinwall municipal building on Commercial Avenue.

Tawnya Panizzi is a staff writer for the Tribune-Review. Reach her at 412-782-2121, ext. 2, or @tawnyatrib.

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