House unanimously adopts Miller resolution to honor 100th anniversary of Mt. Lebanon Fire Department

HARRISBURG, Sept. 25 – The House of Representatives on Monday unanimously adopted a resolution honoring the 100th anniversary of the Mt. Lebanon Fire Department, according to the resolution’s author, state Rep. Dan Miller, D-Allegheny.

“Over the past century, the Mt. Lebanon Fire Department has emerged as one of the most effective, best-respected firefighting units in the area,” Miller said. “Responding to about 2,000 calls per year, the department is one of only two in the state that is currently accredited by the Commission on Fire Accreditation International. This achievement is a testament to the department’s commitment to the highest standards and best practices of the profession. But it is just one of many examples of excellence.

“My resolution honors not only this incredible community institution, but also the individual men and women who built the department into what it is and who display remarkable courage and tireless dedication to their lifesaving work on a daily basis.”

Originally founded as a volunteer fire department on June 1, 1918, the Mt. Lebanon Fire Department consists of 17 full-time staff and approximately 50 volunteers. In addition to its accreditation, the department is one of about 200 fire departments nationally to have obtained a Class 1 Insurance Services Office Public Protection Classification.

You can see a photo of the event here.