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About Cochran Hose Company

Dedicated to Excellence: Serving and Protecting Our Community with Pride

Our Mission

The mission of the Cochran Hose Company is to improve the quality of life within our fire protection area, by providing high quality emergency fire service, a Quick Response medical Service (QRS), an excellent fire prevention program, including public education and fire investigation, and a fire fighting force capable of handling all types of emergencies. The Department will accomplish this mission while maintaining a high standard of training and education, maintaining fire department facilities and apparatus, and interacting professionally with other area departments.

Department Leadership

Under the steadfast leadership of Chief Shayne Quinn, the leadership team at our department epitomizes the essence of commitment, innovation, and community service. With a diverse blend of experience, skills, and passion for public safety, this team is not just at the forefront of emergency response but also in pioneering strategies that enhance our operational effectiveness and community engagement. Chief Quinn, known for his visionary approach and unwavering dedication, leads by example, inspiring his team to excel in every aspect of their duties. Together, they form a cohesive unit that is proud, dedicated, and visionary, striving to uphold the highest standards of service and protection for the community we serve.

Cochran Hose Company

A Legacy of Service and Protection

Dive into the rich history of the Cochran Hose Company, established on April 6, 1876, in response to the foresight of Captain George W. Cochran. From its humble beginnings with a single hose cart and twelve dedicated men, discover how this storied company has grown into a cornerstone of Sewickley, evolving through innovation, mutual aid pacts, and modernization to become a venerated institution of fire safety and community service. Join us in exploring a narrative of bravery and community from the horse-drawn era to the present day.