13000-blk Frankstown Rd – Commercial Structure Fire

On Friday morning, shortly before 12:30am Stations 227, 223, 222, 225, 196 were alerted for flames coming from the roof of a commercial building in the 13000-blk of Frankstown Rd. 227TK arrived on scene with light smoke showing from the roof. 227TK crew went to the roof and found an electrical junction box was on fire, and was currently smoldering. 225TK arrived and took a position in the front of the building. 225EN stood by a hydrant. Crews from 227EN & 223EN were able to isolate the power before the fire was extinguished. 222 & 196 manpower stood by on scene. The PHFM is investigating the cause of the fire. No injuries were reported and the situation was brought under control with minor damage to the building.

Command: 227 Chief

Units: 227TK, 227EN, 223EN1, 223EN2, 223MP, 222EN, 225TK, 225EN, 196RQ, PHEMS, PHFM, PHPD

700-blk of Wimbledon Dr, Plum Boro – Residential Structure Fire

On Wednesday, Shortly before 9:30am Station 223 and 227 were requested on a 2nd alarm structure fire in the 700-blk of Wimbledon Dr. 227RQ & 223EN were already out on another detail. Both units went en route immediately. 227RQ crew arrived on scene and was assigned to fire suppression. Crews encountered hoarding conditions which delayed the fire attack. 227TK arrived and was requested to ladder the building. The fire was brought under control within 45mins. Only one minor injury to EMS personal was reported. The ACFM is investigating the cause of the fire.

Command: 233 Chief

Units: 233UT, 234EN, 236EN, 222EN, 194EN, 227RQ, 227TK, 196EN, WMEN-78, 216EN, 216TK, St.195, PEMS, MEMS

100-blk Marshall Dr – Residential Structure Fire

On Saturday, Stations 227, 222, 223, 225, 196 were alerted for a kitchen on fire in the 100-blk of Marshall Dr. PHPD arrived on scene and reported smoke showing and a active kitchen fire. 227TK arrived and scene and crew deployed an attack line. The fire was knocked down relatively fast. 225TK and 223EN arrived on scene and crews started checking for extension. Once none was found crews started ventilating the house. No injures were reported and the PHFM is investigating the cause of the fire.

Command: 227 Captain

Units: 227TK, 225TK, 223EN, 222EN, 196RQ, PHEMS, PHPD, PHFM

Thompson Run @ Old Wm Penn Hwy – Vehicle Over Hillside

Shortly after 9:30pm, Station 227 was requested to assist Monroeville Fire at the intersection of Old William Penn & Thompson Run Rd with a vehicle over a hillside on its roof in a creek. 196RQ arrived on scene and found an SUV carrying eight (8) occupants on its roof in the creek. 195EN and 194RQ arrived and began making access to the patients. 227RQ arrived and crews started assisting units in the creek. All companies worked together and swiftly removed all the patients. EMS agencies from three (3) different communities assisted with patient care and transportation.

Command: 196 Chief

Units: 196RQ, 194RQ, 195EN, 227RQ, 227EN, 227TK, MEMS, PHEMS, PEMS, MPD, PHPD

160-blk Poplar Ridge Dr – Structure Fire

On Saturday morning shortly before 4:00am, Stations 227, 223, 222, 225, 196 were alerted for a house on fire in the 160-blk of Poplar Ridge Dr. 227TK arrived on scene with nothing showing. Upon the truck crew investigating they found an outlet on fire on the first floor. 227EN arrived on scene and secured a water supply to 227TK. The power was isolated and the fire was extinguished with minor damage. No extension was found. All other units were cancelled. No injuries were reported. The PHFM is investigating the cause of the fire.

Command: 227 Chief

Operations: 227 Assistant

Units: 227TK, 227EN, 223EN, 222EN, 225EN, 196RQ, PHPD

30-blk Hauck Dr – High Angle Rescue

On Friday afternoon, Stations 227, 222, 223, 196 were alerted for a high angle rescue of a male stuck about 40’ in the air of a man lift for about 2 Hours in the 30-blk of Hauck Dr. 227TK arrived on scene and was positioned for the rescue. Rescuers applied a fall restraint system to the patient before the rescue began. The male was assisted out of the lift and into 227TK. The male was safely lowered to the ground without incident. All other companies were cancelled.

Command: 227 Chief

Units: 227TK, 227CV, 222RQ, 223EN, 196RQ, PHEMS, PHPD

80-blk N Joslyn Dr – Residential Structure Fire

On Wednesday shortly after 11:40am, Stations 227 & 223 were alerted for a residential fire alarm in the 80-blk of N Joslyn Dr. AC911 received a phone call from the homeowner reporting a fire in the basement. 516FM arrived on scene with smoke showing. 227EN arrived on scene and crews advanced an attack line into the structure. They found a fire in the basement. 223EN arrived on scene and secured a water supply to 227EN. 196RQ arrived and staged for RIT. 222EN arrived on scene and started ventilation. The PHFM is investigating the cause of the fire. No injuries were reported.

Command: 227 Chief

Units: 227EN, 227TK, 223EN, 222EN, 221EN, 224EN, St.225, St.285

2300-blk School St – Residential Structure Fire

On Monday morning around 10:30am, Stations 223, 227, 222, 225 were alerted for a house on fire in the 2300-blk of School St. Additional information to AC911 reported an occupant jumping from a window. 223 Assistant arrived on scene and reported heavy fire conditions and requested a 2nd Alarm. 227EN arrived on scene and crews started deploying attack lines. 223EN, 222EN, 225EN arrived on scene. 223EN secured a water connection to 227EN. Multiple fire crews made an attack on the fire while others conducted a search. 224EN, 285SS, 233EN started checking for extension, ventilation was started a short time later. One firefighter was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The PHFM and ACFM is investigating the cause of the fire.

Command: 223 Chief

Units: 223EN1, 223EN2, 227EN, 222EN, 225EN, 233EN, 224EN, PHEMS, PHPD, PHFM, ACFM

Stand By Company: St.221

350-blk Pennoak Dr – Vehicle Fire Endangering A Structure

On Sunday afternoon shortly before 2:30pm, Stations 225, 227, 222, 223 were alerted for a vehicle on fire endangering a structure in the 350-blk of Pennoak Dr.  227TK arrived on scene with a vehicle on fire about 5ft away from the structure.  227TK crew made attack on the fire.  222EN & 225EN arrived on scene and crews were tasked to check for any extension, once the house was cleared crew from 223EN were able to start ventilation.  No injuries were reported, and the structure sustained minor damage.

Command:  225 Chief
Units:  225EN, 227TK, 227EN, 222EN, 223EN, PHPD

2700-blk Ford Ave – Vehicle Fire

On Friday morning shortly after 2:30am, Station 223 & 227 were alerted for a vehicle on fire in the 2700-blk of Ford Ave. 223 Assistant arrived on scene with the engine compartment on fire. 227EN arrived on scene and crews deployed an attack line and started extinguishing the fire. 223EN arrived on scene and crews assisted with engine compartment access. There were no injuries reported. All companies cleared a short time later.

Command: 223 Chief

Units: 223EN, 227EN, 227RQ, PHPD