Shavertown Vol. Fire Department Obtains Recognition

The Shavertown Vol. Fire Department is proud to announce that for the twelfth consecutive year we
have been recognized by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the Office of the State Fire
Commissioner as a Bronze Level Certified fire department. What this indicates is the fifty percent of our
firefighters are recognized as Certified Professionals at various levels in accordance with nationally
recognized and sanctioned Professional Qualification Standards. These levels are accredited by the
Office ofthe State Fire Commissioner, the National Pro-Board and IFSAC (International Fire Service
Accreditation Congress). The Office of the State Fire Commissioner States, “That the purpose of the
certification program is to recognize organizations that support, promote, and encourage their
emergency response personnel to voluntarily certify within the Commonwealth’s Certification Program
administered by the Office of the State Fire Commissioner”. Our department believes it is important
that you know that your emergency responders are constantly working towards providing you the
residence of Shavertown, Kingston Twp. and the Back Mountain Region with the best possible
emergency services. Currently we are working towards becoming seventy-five percent certified and
joining a very small elite group throughout the commonwealth.

Gary E. Beisel Fire Chief

Jeffrey R. Beisel Captain/Accreditation Officer