Station 102 responds to Multiple Calls for Gas Outside

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 19:57 ASPINWALL, PA--


At 19:57 Hours, 102 Chief called in a still alarm for a strong odor of natural gas outside at the intersection of 5th and  Western in the Borough of Aspinwall. As 102 units and personnel were responding to the station, additional calls were coming in for gas odors inside and outside residences. 102 Chief requested 265 be added for additional manpower. As 102 and 265 crews investigated the area, the smell began to dissapate. Possible cause was likely a result of transportation of material through town. 102 Chief released all units at 20:32 Hours. Station 102 responded to a total of 6 calls of natural gas.


Command: 102 Chief


Units On Scene: 102 Engine 2, 102 Rescue and 265 Engine


   


 

Early Morning Brings Station 102 Multiple Accidents

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 06:05 ROUTE 28 SOUTHBOUND, PA--


At 06:05 Hours, Stations 102, 111, and 180 EMS were alerted to respond to Route 28 Southbound near Exit 10 for a Motor Vehicle Accident with Unknown Status. Rescue 102 arrived on scene to find a dump truck versus a pickup truck on a car carrier. There was moderate front end damage to the dump truck which was leaking a large amount of oil on Rt 28 and down the side of Rt 28.  Also a 80-100 foot section of guardrail had been knocked off and was laying in the road. 102 and 111 units quickly threw down oil dry to contain the oil and used a dyke to prevent oil from entering a storm drain. PSP and a heavy wrecker was alerted to respond. PennDot was requested for additional sand to soak up the oil. During this incident, three more accidents occurred in the same area. 157 Rescue was added to assist. 102 units cleared this scene at 07:49 Hours.


While on scene of the previous accident, 102 Chief noticed a good amount of smoke coming from further down Rt 28 on the Southbound lanes. 102 sent crews to investigate. 102 arrived on scene to find a pickup truck with a blown transmission and fluids all over the road. 102 requested 157 Rescue to this scene due to 102 units still tied up at the first scene. 111 and 157 units responded with oil dry and placed oil dry down on the fluid. Tow was also requested for this vehicle. Crews cleared this scene at 07:49 Hours.


While on scene of the previous two accidents, a third accident occurred on Rt 28 South further down the road. 157 Rescue responded to this scene also. No FD services were needed.


Then a fourth accident was called in by 157 Assistant who was on scene of the 2nd and 3rd accidents. A box truck hit a light pole and knocked it down onto Route 28. 157 and 111 crews moved the light pole off of Rt 28. Once vehicle was towed, all units cleared Rt 28 at 07:49 Hours.


     



 

Station 102 responds to MVA on RT 28

Friday, April 10, 2015 17:22 ROUTE 28 SOUTH @ EXIT 10, PA-





At 17:22 Hours, Stations 102 and 111 were alerted to respond to Route 28 South near the RIDC Exit for a Motor Vehicle Accident with Unknown Status. 102 Rescue and 111 Engine 2 responded and arrived on scene to find a rear end style collision with no injuries and minor containment. 102 Rescue and 111 Engine 2 handled the containment and provided traffic control till PSP released all fire units at 18:05 Hours.


     



 

Station 102 responds to MVA with Containment

Tuesday, April 7, 2015 15:48 FREEPORT/ RT 28 ON RAMP, PA--





At 15:48 Hours, Stations 102, 217, 218 and 157 were alerted to respond to the 0 block of Freeport Road for a Motor Vehicle Accident with Containment and no injuries. 102 Rescue (OIC Chief Marsico) arrived on scene to find a one vehicle accident with no injuries but a good sized containment and debris issue due to vehicle taking out a couple PennDot signs. 102 Chief held the assignment to 102 Rescue, 217 Engine and 102 Engine 2. Crews from both companies provided traffic control, containment of the leaking fluids and removal of the debris. Once vehicle was on the hook and all hazards were taken care of, all fire units cleared the scene at 16:29 Hours.


     



 

Station 102 responds to MVA in the First Due

Monday, April 6, 2015 15:30 ASPINWALL, PA--





At 15:30 Hours, Stations 102, 111, 157 and 180 EMS were alerted to respond to the Highland Park Bridge area near the ballfield in Aspinwall for a Motor Vehicle Accident with Containment. 102 Rescue and 111 Engine 2 arrived on scene to find a two vehicle accident with no injuries but a containment issue from the second vehicle. 111 and 102 handled containment and traffic control. Once the vehicle was on the hook, 102 units returned back into service at 16:11 Hours.


     



 

Station 102 responds to MVA on Rt 28

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 23:14 ASPINWALL, PA--





At 23:14 Hours, Stations 102 and 157 were alerted to respond to Route 28 Northbound just prior to Exit 7 in Aspinwall for a Motor Vehicle Accident with Injuries. 102 Rescue (OIC Chief Marsico) arrived on scene to find a two vehicle accident with one vehicle with major damage and fluids and debris all over Rt 28. 102 Chief had command. There were no injuries so EMS was canceled. Rescue 102 and 157 Rescue handled traffic control and containment detail. 102 units cleared the scene at 00:45 Hours.


Command: 102 Chief


Units On Scene: 102 Rescue, 102 Engine 2, 157 Rescue


     



 

Station 102 responds to MVA with Rollover

Thursday, March 26, 2015 15:52 ASPINWALL, PA--


At15:52 Hours, Stations 102, 265, 157 and 111 along with EMS were alerted to respond to Route 28 South prior to the Highland Park Bridge in Aspinwall for a Vehicle Accident with Rollover. 102 Rescue arrived on scene to find a single vehicle rollover with no injuries or entrapment and very minor cleanup. 102 Chief held the assignment to 102 Rescue. 102 Rescue handled traffic control and containment. 102 units returned back into service at 16:52 once the vehicles were on the hook.


Command: 102 Chief Marsico


Units On Scene: 102 Rescue





     



 

Station 102 responds to a 2nd MVA of the Day

Monday, March 23, 2015 06:53 ASPINWALL, PA--


At 06:53 Hours, Stations 102, 157, 111, 217 and 265 were alerted to respond to Rt 28 Southbound just prior to the Highland Park Bridge in Aspinwall for a Motor Vehicle Accident with Unknown Status. 102 Chief held the assignment to 102 and 157 only. While en route, 102 Lt 1 advised 102 Rescue of a 2 vehicle accident rear end style collision. 102 Rescue arrived on scene to find one vehicle with heavy front end damage and one vehicle with moderate rear end damage. There was fluids and debris all over 28 and one driver wanted to be checked by EMS.  102 Rescue set up scene safety, threw down oil dry, and cribbed both cars. Once the vehicles were on the hook and the scene was cleaned up, all units returned back into service at 07:33 Hours.


Command: 102 Chief


Units On Scene: 102 Rescue, 157 Rescue


     



 

Station 102 responds to Containment Detail on Rt 28

Monday, March 23, 2015 03:41 SHARPSBURG, PA--


At 03:41 Hours, Stations 102, 265 and 149 were alerted to respond to Route 28 Northbound just prior to the Highland Park Bridge in Sharpsburg for a Containment Detail due to a MVC. 102 Rescue and 102 Squad responded with 7. 102 Rescue and 265 Engine arrived on scene to find a one vehicle accident with no injuries but a good sized containment issue due to the gas tank being ruptured. 102 and 265 placed oil dry down to contain the fuel while 102 Squad handled traffic control. Once the flatbed arrived, a 1 3/4 inch handline was pulled off 265 Engine for scene protection while the flatbed placed the car onto its bed. Once the car was on the hook,  102 and 265 repacked the hose, swept the oil dry to the side of the road and all units returned back into service by 265 Chief at 04:40 Hours.


     



 

Station 102 responds to MVA with Rollover

Friday, March 20, 2015 11:12 ROUTE 28 SOUTHBOUND, PA--


At 11:12 Hours, Stations 102, 111, 157 and 265 were alerted to respond to Route 28 Southbound for a Motor Vehicle Accident with Rollover. 102 arrived on scene to find a two vehicle accident with both vehicles off the road. 102 and 157 units provided traffic control till released by PSP at 12:23 Hours.





     



 
 
 

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