Station 292: West Homestead V.F.D.

2012 Allegheny County Firefighters Convention

June 10-16, 2012

Hosted by the West Homestead VFD (a.k.a. "The 292")

The 292 is happy to announce that this year's ACFC is also being sponsored by:

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Schedule of Events:

Sunday, 6/10

Memorial Service at St. Maximilian Kolbe parish (located on West Eleventh Avenue in Homestead).  The memorial service will be included as part of the 10:30AM mass. Old-Timer’s Meeting and Luncheon to follow in church hall.


Tuesday, 6/12 and Wednesday, 6/13

Battle of the Barrel competition between various fire departments.  6:00PM.  (To be held along West Eighth Avenue next to firehouse).  Come cheer your fire department to victory!


Friday, 6/15

Golf Outing at Westwood Golf Club in West Mifflin.  10:00AM. 

County Association meeting scheduled at 7:00PM.  Elections and Firefighter of the Year and Heroism awards to be announced.  Meeting will be held in the Thomas Cendroski Memorial Social Room at the firehouse (447 West Eighth Avenue) with entertainment to follow.


Saturday, 6/16

West Homestead Community Day.

Events will commence at 2:00PM in the parking lot of the firehouse.  There will be health-screenings, child safety info, activities for children and other events scheduled.  At 4:00PM the annual County Association parade of fire trucks will begin.  The parade will begin at Hays St. and proceed along West Eighth Ave. toward the Borough building.  Immediately after the parade, there will be entertainment at the firehouse and trophies will be awarded for the various categories of fire apparatus.


Hope to see you there!

2010 Allegheny County Firefighters Convention

The 2010 A.C.F.C. has come and gone. Thank you to everyone who participated in the week's events. The 292 is proud to have been your host!


  • Best Appearing Engine (1250 gpm or greater) -- Pitcairn
  • Best Appearing Engine (less than 1250 gpm) -- Universal (Penn Hills)
  • Best Appearing Heavy Rescue -- Wilkins #1
  • Best Appearing Light Rescue -- East Pittsburgh
  • Best Appearing Aerial Apparatus -- Homeville (West Mifflin #1)
  • Best Appearing Squad -- Heidelberg
  • Best Appearing Utility/Service Vehicle -- Blaine Hill
  • Best Appearing Antique Apparatus -- Whitaker
  • Best Appearing Apparatus (Overall) -- Glassport
  • Judges' Choice -- Braddock
  • Longest Distance Traveled -- Imperial


Last updated September 19, 2010