On Wednesday evening, Stations 225, 227, 222, 285 were alerted for a house on fire in the 500 block of Penn Vista Drive. 227CHF arrived on scene with fire showing from two sides of the structure. All occupants were able to exit the structure safely. 227TK arrived on scene and crews deployed an attack line and started to extinguish the fire. 225TK arrived on scene and crews deployed an additional attack line and checked for extension. 222EN arrived on scene and supplied tank water to 227TK till 227EN could bring in the hydrant. 285EN arrived on scene and manpower staged in the rear of the structure. The Fire was brought under control with 15mins. The fire was able to be contained to an attached garage. The homeowner will be able to stay in their house tonight. No injuries were reported, the PHFM is investigating the cause of the fire.
Command: 225 Assistant
Units: 225TK, 227TK, 227EN, 227RQ, 222EN, 222SS, 285EN, PHPD, PHFM, PHEMS
Stand by units: St.221, St.223, St.224
Shortly before 4pm, Station 227 was requested to assist North Braddock VFD on a 2nd Alarm fire involving three (3) structures in the 1500-blk of Ridge Ave. Crews from around the area battled high heat and humidity to extinguish the fire. Crews operated on scene for about two (2) hours.
Command: 207 Chief
Units: 207, 113, 153, 171, 227, 137, 192, 196, 292, 302, 161, 278, 223, NBPD, EAPHS, ACFM, SA
On Wednesday evening Station 227 was requested to the 700-blk of Rodi Rd in Churchill for a vehicle fire. 302EN arrived on scene with a well involved vehicle fire. 122EN, 303AK, 227EN arrived on scene and both crews assisted with extinguishing the remaining fire. The fire was brought under control in about 10 minutes.
Command: 122 Chief
Units: 302EN, 122EN, 303AK, 227EN, CPD, WPD
On Wednesday afternoon, Truck 227 was requested on a 2nd alarm for an elevator room on fire on the 10th story of a commercial structure in the 2400-blk of Ardmore Blvd. 227TK arrived on scene and was tasked for ventilation on the 9th and 10th floor. Due to an underground parking garage, all ladder trucks were forced to step up on Ardmore Blvd. Crews were able to quickly extinguish the fire. A moderate smoke condition from the 3rd floor to the 10th floor was ventilated. Units operated on scene for about an hour. The ACFM is investigating the cause of the fire.
Units: 153EN, 153TK, 153RQ, 207EN, 207RQ, 113EN, 113EN2, 227TK, 227EN, 278TK, 122EN, 194RQ, St.303
On Monday morning, shortly after 4:20 AM Stations 227 & 225 were alerted for a truck on fire in the parking lot at 11670 Frankstown Rd. PHPD confirm a truck on fire in the parking lot endanger in the structure. 227EN arrived on scene and crews deployed and attack line to extinguish the fire. 225EN arrived on scene and their crew assisted. The Penn Hills Fire Marshal was notified due to multiple witnesses seeing a male throw a flaming object at the vehicle and proceed to leave the area on foot. The PHFM is investigating.
Command: 227 Chief
Units: 227EN, 225EN, PHFM, PHPD
On Friday afternoon Stations 223, 227, 222, 233, 225 were alerted to the 200 building of Oak Manor Pl. PHEMS arrived on scene with smoke showing. 223EN2 arrived on scene and crews entered the building and found a fire in the kitchen area. 222EN, 225TK, 227TK arrived and assisted checking for extension. 227EN arrived on scene and stood by a hydrant. The fire was extinguished, crews ventilated the building. No injuries were reported. The PH Fire Marshal is investigating the cause of the fire.
Command: 223 Chief
Units: 223EN1, 223EN2, 222EN, 225TK, 227EN, 227TK, 224EN, St.233, PHEMS, PHPD, PHFM
On Tuesday, shortly before midnight Station 227 was alerted for a vehicle accident in the 170-blk of Universal Rd. 227RQ arrived on scene and found a vehicle had struck a utility pole and a parked vehicle. The driver had fled the scene on foot down Universal Rd prior to FD arriving. The operator of the vehicle was apprehended a short time later by Penn Hills Police.
Command: 227 Assistant
Units: 227RQ, PHEMS, PHPD
On Wednesday, Shortly before 5pm Stations 223, 227, 222 were alerted to the intersection of Willow St @ Thompson Run Rd for a vehicle into a structure. 227Capt. Arrived on scene and reporting a vehicle has struck a utility pole and a residential structure, and the operator of the vehicle was out of the vehicle. 223EN arrived on scene and crews started checking the structure for structural stability. All other units were cancelled.
Command: 223 Capt
Units: 223EN2, 223EN1, 227RQ, 222RQ, PHEMS, PHPD, PHCODE
On Tuesday, Shortly after 2pm. Stations 223 & 227 were alerted for a vehicle on fire in the 7000-blk of Saltsburg Rd. 227EN arrived on scene with fire showing from the engine compartment. Crews deployed an attack line to extinguish the fire. 223EN arrived and their crew assisted with extinguishment. Crews worked together to extinguish the fire in just a few minutes. No injuries were reported.
Command: 223 Capt
Units: 223EN1, 227EN, 227RQ, PHPD
On Monday evening, 227TK was requested to Forest Hills on a 2nd alarm structure fire in the 100-blk of Elmore Rd due to three (3) houses being on fire. 227TK arrived on scene and was tasked to the 2nd floor of the original fire building. Crews on scene worked for three (3) hours to contain and extinguish the fire. Two (2) firefighters were injured and transported to local hospitals with non-life threatening injuries. The ACFM is investigating the cause of the fire.
Command: 153 Captain
Units: 153, 113, 207, 303, 135, 122, 227, FHPD, WHEMS, ACFM