Station 102 responds to Stove Fire in Local High Rise

     

Sunday, November 6, 2016 13:12  O HARA TOWNSHIP, PA--

At 13:12 Hours, Stations 102, 111(Blawnox VFC), 217 (Pleaseant Valley VFD), 218 (Parkview Fire), 157 (Fox Chapel VFD), 265 Truck (Sharpsburg VFD) and 260 Rescue (RIT- Cherry City VFD) were alerted to respond to the Mews II at 302 Fox Chapel Road in O Hara Township for a report of a stove on fire. 102 Chief (Marsico) arrived on scene and reported evacuation in progress. PD advised fire appeared to be out with heavy smoke in the apartment and hallways. The engine crew from 102 Engine 1 arrived and checked for any extension. Crews from 102, 111, 217, 157, 265 and 218 checked for extension, assisted in evacuations of other residents or making sure they stayed on their balconies, and venting the dense smoke via PPV fans. Once the smoke was cleared out, crews began to break down equipment and hand lines. ACFM was notified to respond and investigate. 102 units returned back into service at 14:55 Hours. Good job by all crews on scene on working this smokey fire.