Station 102 responds to a Small Fire in the First Due

     

Thursday, September 29, 2016 09:43 ASPINWALL, PA--  


At 09:44 Allegheny County Communications alerted 102 Engine(Aspinwall), 265 Truck(Sharpsburg), 111 Engine(Blawnox), 157 Engine(Fox Chapel), 191 Truck(Millvale), 260 Rapid Intervention Team (RIT-Cherry City), and 317 (RIT-Reserve Township) for the reported dwelling fire at 110 Fifth Street in Aspinwall.  102 Chief(Marsico)  arrived on scene with smoke showing from side Alpha of the structure and Chief Marsico established the Fifth Street command. The Chief reported he had a couch on fire on the first division, with smoke through out, and unknown if the building was occupied. 102 Command had 102 Engine 1 pull 200' 1 3/4" hand line to the front door to make entry. Fire was quickly knocked down by 102 Chief. 265 Truck approached up Western Avenue to Fifth Street and was positioned on side Alph and placed nose to nose with 102 Engine. 265 Truck members met up with 102 Engine, and 102 Rescue members and began searching and opening up on the second and third division of the dwelling. All primary and secondary searched proved negative. 265 Truck placed their Positive Pressure Ventilation Fan(PPV) in the front door to assist with moving the remainder of the smoke from the residence. 102 Engine 1, and 102 Rescue marked ready at 12:48.