Thursday, February 19, 2015 16:19
ASPINWALL, PA--At 16:19 Hours, Stations 102, 111, 265, 157, 191 and 260 RIT were alerted to respond to the 0 block of Center Ave in Aspinwall for a Odor of something burning inside a residence. 102 Chief arrived on scene and confirmed a odor of rubber inside the building. Crews from 102, 265 and 111 checked the residence with TIC's and found the odor to be coming from a bad fridge. The source was isolated. All 102 units returned back into service at 16:48 Hours.Command: 102 Chief102 Units On Scene: 102 Engine 2 Other Units On Scene: 111 Engine 2, 265 Truck, 157 Engine 1, 191 Truck, 260 Rescue, 260 Truck
Thursday, February 19, 2015 07:29
ASPINWALL, PA--At 07:29 Hours, Station 102 was alerted to respond to the 200 block of Commercial Ave in Aspinwall for a Strong Smell of Natural Gas Outside. 102 C-1 was on scene with a strong smell of gas and discovered that a gas meter had been struck by a dumpster. Gas was quickly shut off and Gas Company was notified to respond. Gas Company responded and fixed the meter and relit the gas appliances to the building. 102 units cleared the scene at 07:39 Hours. Command: 102 chiefUnits On Scene: 102 Engine 1
Tuesday, February 17, 2015 18:29
ASPINWALL, PA--At 18:29 Hours, just prior to our annual CPR Refresher Class, Stations 102 and 157 along with EMS were alerted to respond to Route 28 North @ Exit 7 for a Motor Vehicle Accident with Injuries. Squad 102 and 102 Engine 2 immediately responded. 102 Squad checked Rt 28 Northbound and discovered the accident to be 28 Southbound above Exit 7. Squad 102 arrived on scene to find a two vehicle accident with major front damage to one vehicle while minor damage to the second vehicle. One patient was transported by Foxwall EMS to the hospital. 102 E-2 and 157 Rescue provided traffic control and blocking. 102 Squad provided containment of heavy fluids and debris. Once scene was cleaned up and vehicle was on the hook, all 102 and 157 units cleared the scene at 19:18 Hours. Units On Scene: 102 Engine 2, 102 Squad, 157 RescueCommand: 102 Chief
Monday, February 16, 2015 16:16
SHARPSBURG, PA--At 16:16 Hours, Stations 102, 111, 265, 217, 260 Truck, 262
Truck, and 191 were alerted to respond to the 1500 block of North Canal
Street in Sharpsburg. Fire units arrived on scene to find a working
apartment fire with fire and smoke showing from the roof and side alpha. 217 hit the hydrant across from the house and 111 Engine 2 took the city hydrant at the Co Go's.
Evacuation tones were sounded several times due to the roof sagging.
102 units assisted with fire extinguishment, ventilation and overhaul of
the fire building. 221 Squad, 221 Chief and 102 Engine 1 provided stand by at Station 102-1 during this incident due to all local units committed to the scene. 102 units cleared the scene at 21:45 Hours. 102 Units On Scene: 102 Engine 2, 102 Squad, 102 Chief Stand by in Station 1: 221 Squad, 221 Chief, 102 Engine 1 Units On Scene: 102, 265, 111, 217, 260, 191, 262, 317, 157, 149, 112 Rehab, 160 EMS Standby Units: 259, 250, Picture Credit Goes to Michael Burik. (Thanks for the great photos)
Monday, February 16, 2015 15:07
O HARA TWP, PA--At 15:07 Hours, Stations 102 and 111 were alerted to respond to the 200
block of Zeta Drive in O Hara for a Commercial Fire Alarm. Upon second
announcement, County upgraded the assignment to a 1st Alarm assignment
for a reported fire in the building. This brought: 217, 218, 157 and 260
RIT. Early reports indicted that there was a flash explosion while
filling chemicals. Upon arrival of 111 Chief, he found no fire but
advised all personnel to tank up due to a vapor cloud hanging in the
warehouse. Multiple fans were used to ventilate the building of the
vapor cloud and smoke. 102 units were cleared from this scene at 16:04
Hours. Initial Alarm: 102 and 111 Added: 217, 218, 157, 260 RIT 102 Units On Scene: 102 Engine 2 and 102 Squad
Friday, February 13, 2015 09:44
O HARA TWP, PA--At 09:44 Hours, Stations 102, 111, 217, 218, 157 and 260 RIT were alerted to respond to the 1300 block of Freeport Road in O Hara for a reported Kitchen Fire in a Commercial Building.111 C-3 arrived on scene with nothing showing and upon further investigation reported a kitchen fire that was possibly out. 102 Engine 2 arrived on scene and immediately sent a crew in with a dry chem extinguisher while the remaining engine crew stretched a 1 1/2 inch pre connected hose to the front door. Members could not knock the fire down with just a extinguisher so the hose was advanced into the building and knocked the rest of the fire down. 111 Truck went to the roof for ventilation. Crews then began venting the building of smoke and all crews returned back into service at 10:37 Hours.
Thursday, February 12, 2015 23:01
FOX CHAPEL, PA--At 23:01 Hours, Stations 102, 157, and 172 were alerted to respond to the 100 block of North Drive in Fox Chapel for a Reported Dwelling Fire. 157 C-2 arrived on scene and reported a working fire in the walls and chimney area. 102 Engine stood by the hydrant till told to move up to the scene. 102 crews also assisted with overhauling the fireplace and checking for extension and any burning material. 102 crews also helped with extinguishing the fire and assisted in salvage operations. 102 units cleared the scene at 00:45 Hours.102 Units On Scene: 102 Engines 1 and 2Other Units On Scene: 157 Engines 1 and 2, 172 Engine
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 19:59
MILLVALE, PA--At 19:59 Hours, Station 102 was alerted to respond as the Rapid Intervention Team (RIT) to the 100 block of Clara Street in Millvale for a Dwelling Fire. Also alerted on the 1st alarm were: Stations 191, 317, 149, 259, 260, and 247. 191 officer arrived on scene and reported heavy fire and smoke from a three story wood frame house with a exposure on side Delta. 102 RIT staged down the hill from the house on side Alpha and stood by on scene till released by 191 Assistant at 21:20 Hours.
Sunday, February 8, 2015 05:08
FOX CHAPEL, PA--At 05:08 Hours, Stations 102, 157 and 140 EMS were alerted to respond to the 500 block of Guyasuta Road in Fox Chapel for a Motor Vehicle Accident with Rollover and unknown injuries or entrapment. While 102 Rescue was calling en route, PD advised driver had fled the scene. Upon that update, 157 C-1 advised all units to respond non emergency. Fire units arrived on scene to find a vehicle on its side. Rescue 102 setup scene lighting and stabilized the vehicle using step chocks. Both units stood by on scene till tow had the vehicle and once the debris was cleaned up, all units cleared the scene at 06:29 Hours.
Friday, February 6, 2015 13:21
ASPINWALL, PA--At 13:21 Hours, Stations 102 and 111 were alerted to respond to Rt 28 North between Exits 7 and 8 for a Motor Vehicle Accident with Unknown Status. 102 Chief arrived on scene and reported the accident to be on the off ramp of Exit 7 and he had one vehicle into the jersey barrier. 102 Rescue arrived on scene and provided containment of leaking fluids, setup traffic control and checked for injuries. No injuries were reported. Assignment was held to 102 Rescue and 102 Engine 1. PSP was notified and responded. 102 units cleared the scene at 14:19 Hours.Command: 102 Chief Units On Scene: 102 Engine 1, 102 Rescue
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