Station 102 responds to MVA with Multiple Injuries

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 18:09 FREEPORT ROAD, PA--

At 18:09 Hours, Stations 102, 111, 157, 180 EMS and O Hara PD were alerted to respond to the 1100 block of Freeport Road for a Motor Vehicle Accident with Multiple Injuries. 111 Engine 2 arrived on scene with two vehicle accident with heavy damage and three patients. 102 Rescue and 102 Engine 1 arrived on scene and assisted in containment, patient care and traffic control. 102 units cleared the scene at 18:45 Hours.



Storms Bring Station 102 Multiple Runs

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 12:54 O HARA- BLAWNOX LINE, PA--

At 12:54 Hours, a line of strong storms pushed through the area causing numerous calls to occur on the O Hara and Blawnox area. Companies that answered these calls were: 102, 111, 217, 218, 265, 260, 149, 315.

Incident 1: 100 block Mattier Drive-Live Wires and Tree Down-102 and 111

Incident 2: Rt 28 Southbound- MVA with Unknown Status-102 and 111

Incident 3: 200 blk Rockingham Rd- Tree and Wires Down-217, 218, 157

Incident 4: 400 blk Walnut, Blawnox-Tree and Awning Down-149, 260, 265, 315

Incident 5: 200 blk Summit Dr, Blawnox-Tree into House-149, 260, 265

Incident 6: 0 blk Beta Drive-Transformer Fire-102 Rescue, 149 Rescue

Incident 7: 100 W 3rd St- Fire Misc-102 Engine 1

Incident 8: 300 blk Lewis Ave-CO Alarm-102 Engine 1

Incident 9: 1000 Gamma Dr-AFA to Possible Commercial Fire/People Trapped in Elevator- 111, 102, 217, 218, 260, 265, 149, 157, 315

102 Units On Details: 102 Engine 1, 102 Engine 2, 102 Rescue

Great job by all companies on this sudden and destructive storm.



Station 102 responds to Public Service Detail

Friday, June 19, 2015 13:35 O HARA TOWNSHIP, PA--

At 13:35 Hours, Stations 102, 111, 217, 218 and 157 along with 180 EMS and O Hara PD to respond to Rita's Italian Ice for a search detail. Upon arrival, O Hara PD gave FD members a description of the missing male and his last location. 102 Rescue sent two members on foot to check the business area while 102 Rescue with three members checked the Oakhill Manor section of the township. 102 Chief took the Fox Chapel Yacht Club area. The other companies were given other areas to search. 102 Chief asked around and found the missing male in a boatyard. Once the missing male was loaded into the ambulance, 111 Chief terminated command and all units cleared at 14:19 Hours.

Good Job to all those involved !

102 Units on scene: 102 Rescue and 102 Squad

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Station 102 responds to Vehicle Into Structure

Thursday, June 18, 2015 06:11 SHARPSBURG, PA--

At 06:11 Hours, Stations 102, 265, 149 and 260 were alerted to respond to the 200 block of 13th Street in Sharpsburg for a Tractor Trailer into a Structure. Upon arrival of fire units, a tractor trailer had turned onto 13th Street and hit the building causing heavy front end damage to the structure. Brick and glass were all over the street and the FD assisted in setting up a safe scene. 265 requested utilities and borough engineer due to the damage. 102 units cleared the scene at 07:07



Station 102 responds to Hazmat Incident

Monday, June 15, 2015 14:57 O HARA TOWNSHIP, PA--

At 14:57 Hours, Stations 102, 111, 157, and 180 EMS were alerted to respond to the 600 block of Walnut St in O Hara Township for a Chlorine bucket on fire. 111 C-1 arrived on scene and reported an active fire in a 5 gallon bucket of Shock Chlorine on side Charlie. He requested all incoming manpower to wear full SCBA's.  111 Engine 2 arrived on scene next and pulled 200 feet of 1 3/4 inch handline to the rear of the house to knock down the fire. The chlorine chemical burned through the container and continued to show extreme heat after knock down. A crew from 157 Engine stayed in the back of the house to keep the chemical cool and monitor the heat with a TIC. 102 Engine then arrived on scene and setup decontamination on side Alpha. After 30 minutes, 102 Engine crew was sent to relieve 157 Engine's crew to continue to cool and monitor the bucket. 111 Chief requested 217 be added to the assignment. 217 Engine arrived on scene with a Over Pack Drum. Crews from 102 and 217 went to the rear of the structure and loaded the product into the drum and filled it with 3/4 full of water. Temperature never went above 100 degrees. 4046 then deemed the scene mitigated. 102 units cleared the scene at 15:21 Hours.



Station 102 responds to Working Fire in Harmar

Tuesday, June 2, 2015 12:30 HARMAR TOWNSHIP, PA--

At 12:30 hours, Station 102 was dispatched as part of a 2nd Alarm assignment as the Rapid Intervention Team to respond to the 900 block of Guys Run Road for a reported working commercial fire. Also alerted were: 315, 111, 175, 216, 157, 273, 470 Special Service, 172 (Standby), 121 (Standby), and Tankers 289, 290, and 150. While units were en route, a large smoke column was seen for a good distance. Upon arrival of PD and 216 Truck it was reported to be a large coal grinder on fire with a diesel tank about 30 feet away. Command requested engines up to the scene to assist in fire operations. Crews from 175, 216, 111, 157, 273, 315, and 102 used a combination of foam and water hand lines to knock down the fire. Tankers were requested due to no hydrants at the scene. Once the fire was knocked, 102 units were released by command at 13:40 Hours.



Station 102 responds to Odor Of Gas Outsisde

Saturday, May 23, 2015 19:48 O Hara Township, PA-

At 19:48 Hours, Stations 102, 217, and 218 along with 180 EMS were alerted to respond to the intersection of Virginia Ave Extension and Highland Terrace in O Hara for a strong odor of natural gas outside. A 102 Firefighter was on scene and confirmed the odor of gas outside. 102 Firefighter pointed out the area where the smell was strongest to 102 Chief Marsico. 102 Chief established command and confirmed a strong odor of gas close to a telephone pole near the guardrail. Chief Marsico had 102 Engine 1's crew check the houses above the scene with a meter for any odors. And he had 217  and 218 Engines check the houses below with no readings. Gas Company was notified by Command. 102 Engine 1 cleared the scene at 20:48 Hours.



Station 102 responds to MVA with Possible Entrapment

Thursday, May 14, 2015 08:39 SHARPSBURG, PA--

At 08:39 Hours, Stations 102, 265, 149 and 260 were alerted to respond to Route 28 Southbound for a reported Motor Vehicle Accident with possible entrapment. As units were acknowledging, County 911 advised that the occupant found their way out. Rescue 102 arrived on scene to find a three vehicle accident with all occupants out. Chief Marsico established Rt 28 Command. Rescue 102 went to work providing traffic control, containment of leaking fluids and gaining access to shut off the batteries. EMS handled patient care. 102 units returned back into service at 09:49 Hours.



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.



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