Another Day Brings Station 102 a Hat Trick

Thursday, July 28, 2016 13:31   O HARA, SHARPSBURG AND ASPINWALL, PA--

At 13:31 Hours, Stations 102, 111, 217 and 218 were alerted to respond to the 600 block of Arbor Court in O Hara Twp for a CO Alarm. 102 Engine 1 arrived and determined the alarm to be malfunctioning and all units returned back into service at 13:40 Hours.

At 16:14 Hours, Stations 102 and 265 were alerted to respond to the 200 block of 21st Street in Sharpsburg for a containment detail. 102 Rescue assisted 265 with placing oil dry and pads around a transformer leaking oil. 102 Rescue returned back into service at 16:50 Hours. 

At 17:04 Hours, Station 102 was alerted to respond to the 200 block of Western Ave in Aspinwall for a Water Condition Inside a building. 102 units investigated the building and found nothing that the fire department could do with the exception of shutting off the water service and advising residence to contact a plumper and keep the power shut off. 102 units returned back into service at 

   


 

Station 102 responds to a Hat Trick

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 04:44  BLAWNOX AND FOX CHAPEL, PA--

At 04:44 Hours, Stations 102 and 111 were alerted to respond to 3rd St and Center Ave in Blawnox for wires down. 102 was canceled in station.

At 20:58 Hours, Stations 102 and 111 were alerted to respond to 700 Center Ave in Blawnox for a smell of natural gas. Determined to be false.  

At 22:27 Hours, Stations 102, 157, and 172 were alerted to respond to 400 block of Fox Chapel Road for a Commercial Structure Fire.  102 assisted 157 with investigation, ventilation and utility control.  Fire was out upon arrival of fire units. 102 units cleared the scene at 23:46 Hours. 


   


 

Station 102 responds to Working Vehicle Fire on Route 28

Monday, July 25, 2016 13:01  ROUTE 28 SOUTHBOUND, PA--

At 13:01 Hours, Stations 102 and 111 were alerted to respond to Route 28 Southbound for a reported vehicle fire. Upon arrival of fire units, the vehicle was almost totally engulfed in flames. 102 Engine 1 and 111 Engine pulled handlines off and knocked down the fire. 102 Rescue provided manpower and traffic control. 102 units cleared the scene at 13:46 Hours.

Units on scene: 102 Engine 1, 102 Rescue, 111 Engine

     



 

102 RIT Responds to 2 Alarm Fire in Shaler Twp

Friday, July 22, 2016 22:10  SHALER TOWNSHIP, PA--

At 22:10 Hours, Allegheny County Communications dispatched 261 Engine (Elfinwild VFD), 174 Rescue Engine (Middle Road VFD), 164 Engine ( Hampton), 262 Truck (Shaler Villa VFD), 264 Truck (Undercliff VFD), 260 Truck (Cherry City VFD) and 102 Rapid Intervention Team ( Aspinwall VFD) for a reported commercial building fire at 1015 William Flynn Hwy in Shaler (262 Box ). Upon arrival, 102 RIT requested a second RIT team, which brought 191 Rapid Intervention Team to the scene due to the building size and the area which crews were operating. 102 and 191 RIT combined crews and split the building with 102 RIT staging on the Bravo side of the building and 191 RIT staging on the Delta side. No RIT services were needed. A 2nd alarm and additional companies were added for additional manpower. A good job by all companies involved. 102 RIT was released back into service at 00:51 Hours. 

1st Alarm:  261 Engine, 174 Rescue Engine, 164 Engine, 262 Truck. 264 Truck, 260 Rescue 2, 102 RIT

Additional: 191 Rescue Engine for RIT,  111 (Blawnox) Truck for fill for 247 Truck (Berkeley Hills),  317 (Reserve Fire) and 149 (Etna ) for Engines

2nd Alarm: 263 Engine (Sharps Hill) , 265 Engine and Truck (Sharpsburg) , 247 Truck, 259 Air (Bauerstown VFD)

Transfers: 221 Tower and Wagon (Penn Hills 1) into 264, 188 Engine (Pebbles) into 264, 251 (Seville ) into 247, 111 Engine 1 into 265, 165 into 164


   


 

ENGINE RUNS 28 NORTH AUTO FIRE

Tuesday, June 14, 2016 15:40  At 15:40 Hours this afternoon, Stations 102 and 111 were dispatched for a reported vehicle fire on Route 28 North near Exit 10. 111 E2 arrived on scene and confirmed a fully involved pick up truck and that they were blocking lanes of traffic and beginning extinguishing the fire. 102 Engine 1 arrived on scene shortly after and put a second line into service to extinguish the fire. 111 Engine 2 also deployed a Class D fire extinguisher due to a small magnesium fire in the steering wheel. 102 crews forced the hood open to confirm the extinguishment of the fire in the engine compartment. PA State Police arrived on scene and began an investigation. 102 Engine returned back into service at 16:23 Hours

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Units On Scene:
111 Engine 2, 102 Engine 1, 111 Squad, PSP, Parkview EMS

     



 

191 BOX 3 ALARM ROWHOUSE FOR THE RIT

Sunday, May 8, 2016 07:47  At 07:47 Hours, Station 102 Rapid Intervention Team was alerted to respond along to a Residential Structure Fire in the 400 block of Sample Street in the 191 Box(Millvale Borough). 191 Assistant(Cavanaugh) arrived on scene to find a working fire in a rowhouse. 102 RIT along with 251(Seville VFC) and Engine 6( Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire) stood by on sides Alpha and Charlie while crews from multiple departments extinguished the fire in multiple residences. Crews were evacuated prior to the roof collapsing. 102 RIT requested EMS for a firefighter during a bailout situation. The RIT marked ready at 11:17 Hours. Thanks to 157 and 216 for the stand by.




First alarm- 191, 259, 260, 317, 149, 247, 102 RIT
2nd alarm- 246, 265, 111, 251 RIT
3rd Alarm- 218, 261, 250 Air
Added 165, 297 Tk, E 6 RIT 4013, 264
Standby: E 7, 8, TK 6, Tk 3, MAC 1, 4012, 401, 188, 264 EN, 248, 253, 249, 216 and 157




     



 

ENGINE COMPANY CATCHES WORK IN THE 265 BOX

Friday, April 22, 2016   At 08:57 Allegheny County Communications alerted 102 Engine 2, 265 Truck(Sharpsburg), 260 Truck(Cherry City), 111 Engine 2(Blawnox), 217 Engine(Pleasant Valley), and 191 R.I.T.(Millvale) for the reported dwelling fire in the 200 Block of Clay Street in the 265 Box(Sharpsburg Borough).  265 Chief(Costanzo) marked on scene with a working fire.  265 Truck took the Alpha Side, with 102 Engine 2 taking a position on the same side.  102 Engine 2 crew stretched  the attack line to the second division and encountered fire at the top of the steps.  The Engine crew knocked the fire down quickly and began overhaul.  260 Truck and 191 Truck crews handled laddering and opening up.  The fire is currently under investigation by the Allegheny County Fire Marshall.  102 Engine 2 marked ready at 11:38.

     



 

28 SOUTH MOTORCYCLE CRASH

Friday, April 8, 2016   At 16:58 Allegheny County Emergency Communications alerted 102 Rescue and 157 Rescue(Fox Chapel) for the two vehicle Motor Vehicle Accident involving a motorcycle, on State Route 28 South in the 102 Box(Aspinwall Borough).  102 Rescue marked on scene with a motorcyclist down on the ground, and a second vehicle heavily damaged in the rear.  The Rescue crew assisted Medic 141(FoxWall EMS) and Medic 267(St. Margret Paramedic Response Team) with patient packaging as well as handled the fluids on the road.  102 Rescue marked ready at 17:59 hrs.

   


 

102 BOX SMALL FIRE IN THE BATHROOM

Wednesday, April 6, 2016  At 20:09 Allegheny County Communications alerted 102 Engine, 265 Truck(Sharpsburg), Engine 111-2(Blawnox), 265 Truck(Sharpsburg), Engine 157-1(Fox Chapel), 191 Truck(Millvale), and 260 RIT(Cherry City) for the reported dwelling fire in the 100 block of Third Street in the 102 Box(Aspinwall Borough).  102 Chief(Marsico) marked on scene reporting a good fire on the second division.  102 Engine crew stretched a 1 3/4" hand line up the steps and encountered smoke 3/4's to the floor, and fire in the bathroom.  A quick knock on the fire was made.  The crew from 265 Truck made quick searches and opened up checking for extension with nothing found.    Engine 111-2 laid out from the hydrant and into 102 Engine, but never had to switch over from tank water.  Allegheny County Fire Marshall was notified for the investigation.  102 Engine and 102 Rescue marked ready at 22:24. 

     



 

RESCUE AND ENGINE RUN FIRST DUE SCHOOL BUS CRASH

Tuesday, April 5, 2016  At 16:06 hrs. Allegheny County Communications alerted 102 Rescue and 102 Engine, 157 Rescue(Fox Chapel), Engine 265-2(Sharpsburg), Engine 111-2(Blawnox) for the Motor Vehicle Accident, on the Route 28 on ramp behind The Aspinwall Recreation Field in the 102 Box.  102 Engine was first arriving and reported a school bus on it's side with fluids and debris on the roadway, driver self extricated, and there were no students on the bus.  102 Engine and Engine 111-2 handled the initial containment of all the fluids.  Once the bus was up on all fours and on the hook, 102 Engine, 102 Rescue, and Engine 265-2 handled the remainder of clean up.  102 Engine and 102 Rescue marked ready at 18:14.

     



 
 
 

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