On Wednesday evening shortly before 7:00pm, Stations 225, 221, 227, 222, 285 were alerted for a house on fire in the 8900-blk of Upland Terrace. AC911 started receiving multiple calls for the house on fire. 225TK arrived on scene with smoke showing. 227TK and 221EN arrived and assisted securing a water supply to 225TK. Crews then deployed multiple attack lines. A second alarm was requested for a potential exposure issue due to close proximity of a neighboring house. Crews from 225, 227, 221, 222 worked fast to control the fire and the neighboring house was undamaged. Crews from 223, 285 assisted with ventilation and checking for hot spots. No injuries were reported and the Penn Hills Fire Marshal is investigating the cause of the fire.
Command: 225 Assistant
Units: 225EN, 225TK, 221EN, 227TK, 227EN, 222EN, 223EN, 223EN2, 224EN2, 285EN, 122EN, 216EN, PHFM, PHPD, PHEMS
Shortly after 1:00am, Stations 224, 223, 222, 225, 227 were alerted for a house on fire in the 600-blk of Sara Ln. 223LT arrived on scene and confirmed a working kitchen fire. 227TK arrived on scene and crews advanced an attack line to the rear of the building and started extinguishing the fire. 222EN & 223EN arrived on scene and crews started checking for extension. 227TK secured a water supply. 225TK and 224EN started ventilation. Units operated on scene for about an hour. The Penn Hills Fire Marshal is investigating the cause of the fire.
Command: 224 Chief
Units: 224EN, 222EN, 223EN1, 223EN2, 225TK, 227TK, 227EN, PHFM, PHEMS, PHPD
Minutes after clearing the accident on ARB, 227RQ was requested to the 1200-blk of Lower Rodi Rd in Wilkins Twp for a vehicle rollover. 227 arrived on scene and crews assisted with stabilizing the vehicle. Crews worked together to remove the roof of the vehicle for patient access.
Command: 302 Chief
Units: 302RQ, 122RQ, 227RQ, 304SQ, WHEMS, WPD
On Tuesday, Station 227 was alerted for a two (2) car accident with injuries at the intersection of Nadine Rd & Allegheny River Blvd. Additional reports from AC911 reported one occupant possibility entrapped in the vehicle. Units arrived on scene and were able to get access to the patient, and they were transported to a local hospital with non life threatening injuries.
Command: 221 Deputy
Units: 221EN, 227RQ, 222RQ, PHPD, PHEMS
On Sunday evening, Stations 227, 196, 122 were alerted to the 81.9 Mile Marker I-376 WB for a single vehicle accident with unknown injuries. 227RQ arrived on scene to find the driver was already out of the vehicle and denying any injuries. Responding units arrived on scene and took a defensive position limiting all traffic to one lane for responders safety. Units cleared the scene once the vehicle was under tow.
Command: 227 Chief
Units: 227RQ, 227EN, 196RQ, 122RQ
Recently Penn Hills Station 227 was contacted by Bears for Comfort – Pittsburgh, PA. and wanted to start a partnership for local children that have been involved in traumatic situations (house fires, auto accidents, medical emergencies).
Sunday afternoon Bears For Comfort-Pittsburgh dropped off SIXTY (60) teddy bears at St.227. Each Penn Hills Volunteer Fire Station will get ten (10) teddy bears each to keep on their vehicles. These teddy bears will be given to children at emergency incidents.
The Bears For Comfort organization was founded on September 11th, 2018. This group provides Police, Fire, and EMS agencies in Allegheny County, Pa with stuffed animals and teddy bears who then give them to children in a traumatic situation. House fires, auto accidents, emergency medical and other situations.
This organization is funded by community donations. Please follow the link to their page and give them a “LIKE”. Help get this great groups name out into the Facebook community!!!
THANK YOU BEARS FOR COMFORT – PITTSBURGH!!!!
On Friday evening shortly after 11pm Rescue Companies from 227, 223, 222 were alerted for a single vehicle accident with possible entrapment in the 460-blk of Thompson Run Rd. PHPD arrived on scene and reported a single vehicle had hit a utility pole and the driver was not trapped in the vehicle. 227RQ arrived on scene and starred traffic control and scene lighting. 223EN2 arrived and assisted with debris clean-up. The patient was transported to a local hospital with non life threatening injuries. PHPD is investigating the accident.
Units: 227RQ, 227EN, 223EN2, 222RQ, PHPD, PHEMS
On Thursday afternoon Station 227 & Station 223 took delivery of our new HURST Jaws of Life eDraulic S799E2 cutters. These cutters are battery powered and no longer have to be corded to the rescue trucks. Station 223 & 227 provide Penn Hills and surrounding communities with all aspects of rescue services. Both companies train and work hand in hand, and together we are both committed to providing residents and guests of Penn Hills with the most modern and up to date equipment and rescues services. The new cutters will go in service this weekend, and members will continue to train on them.
At 2:00am on Sunday morning, Stations 227, 223, 222, 225 were alerted for smoke and an odor of something burning on the 7th & 8th floor of Duff Manor. AC911 started receiving multiple calls reporting the smoke. PHPD arrived on scene and confirmed smoke on the 7th & 8th floor. 227TK arrived on scene and crews proceeded to the 7th floor and were met with a moderate smoke condition. 223EN2 arrived on scene and secured a water supply. Crews found smoke coming from an apartment door, the door was forced open and crews found a small fire on the stove. Crews from 222, 223 proceeded to the 7th floor to assist with ventilation. After searching the apartment, 227TK crew found an occupant sleeping in the bedroom. That individual was escorted to the hallway and PHEMS evaluates the patient for smoke inhalation. 137RQ & 233TK were added to the call for RIT and additional ventilation equipment. 222EN crew started checking the floors about for smoke conditions, none was found. The PHFM is investigating the cause of the fire.
Units: 227TK, 223EN1, 223EN2, 222EN, 222SS, 225SS, 137RQ, 137EN, 233TK, PHFM, PHEMS, PHPD
Shortly before 6:00am on Friday morning Stations 223, 222, 227 were alerted for a commercial storage unit on fire in the 6400-blk of Saltsburg Rd. PHPD arrived on scene and confirm heavy smoke and fire from a large storage unit. 223 Assistant arrived on scene confirming the fire and located a water source. 227EN arrived on scene and crews deployed attack lines and began extinguishing the fire. 225 & 233 were added at the request of command. 223EN secured a water supply to 227EN. Crews from 222, 225, 233 worked to cut the locks on the storage units to ensure there was no fire extension. No injuries were reported. The PHFM is investigating the cause of the fire.
Command: 223 Chief
Units: 223EN1, 223EN2, 223MP, 222EN, 222SS, 227EN, 227TK, 225EN, 225TK, 233TK, PHFM, ACFM, PHPD, PHEMS