On Wednesday morning, around 10:30 AM stations 221, 225, 227, 137, 196 were alerted for a structure fire in the area of Ross Rd & E Lemington Ave. St.221 confirmed a working fire with smoke visible from their station. 221EN arrived on scene with smoke and fire showing from the structure. AC911 reported possible entrapment. 221EN deployed an attack line and conducted a primary search to check for any victims, none were found. 516FM arrived on scene and assumed IC. Truck 227 and Truck 225 arrived on scene. Truck 225 secured a water supply. Truck 227 was tasked to ventilate the roof. 137 & 196 crew arrived and staged for RIT. IC was transferred to 227CHF. Stations 222 & 223 were brought to the scene. As conditions inside deteriorated, all crews were evacuated from the building and Truck 225 operated its master stream till the fire was brought under control. The Penn Hills Fire Marshal is investigating the cause of the fire.
Operations: 221 Deputy
Units: 221EN, 221SQ, 222EN1, 222SQ, 223EN, 223MP, 225TK, 227TK, 227SS, PHFM, PHPD, PHEMS, RH200
Stand By Companies: St.224, St.285, St.233
Shortly after 1pm Rescue companies from 227, 223, 222 were alerted for a person that fell over a hillside in the 150-blk of Everglade Dr. 227CHF arrived on scene and confirmed the patient was over the hillside. PHEMS made their way carefully down the hill to start patient care while Rescue Companies worked together to set up rope systems to retrieve the patient. Crews successfully brought the patient up from the hillside. The patient was transported to a local trauma center with non-life threatening injuries.
Command: 227 CHF
Units: 227RQ, 227TK, 227SS, 223EN2, 222RQ, 222SS, PHFM, PHEMS, PHPD
Thursday morning around 6am, Stations 222, 223, 227 were requested to assist Plum Boro at a structure fire in the 500-blk of Unity Center Rd. 227TK crew was tasked with assisting 194EN crew on the 2nd floor extinguishing the fire and checking for extension. Units operated on scene for about 90mins. No injuries were reported, and the ACFM is investigating the cause of the fire.
Command: 233 Chief
Units: 233EN, St.234, 235EN1, 223EN2, St.195, 236TK, 222EN1, 227TK, 216TK, WMRQ78,
Stand By: St.306
Shortly before 2am, Stations 227, 223, 222, 225, 196 were alerted for flames coming from a house near the intersection of Universal Rd near Keefer Dr. 227Capt arrived on scene with flames from the roof and confirmed all occupants were out of the building. 227EN arrived on scene and crews secured a water supply. 227, 223, 222 deployed attack lines and started to contain the fire. 225EN crew arrived and started laddering the building. 196RQ arrived on scene and crews staged for RIT. Crews extinguished the fire within 30mins, and operated on scene for about an hour later.
Command: 227 Assistant
Operations: 227 Captain
Units:227EN, 223EN1, 223EN2, 222RQ, 222SS, 225EN, 196RQ, PHFM, PHPD, PHEMS
Stand-By: St.221, St.224, St.285
Shortly after 1am Stations 223, 227, 222, 225, were alerted for flames coming from the loading dock of a commercial structure at 234 Lott Rd (Gupta Paramold). 223Ast & 227TK arrived on scene with smoke and flames showing. Command requested 195 Tanker and 196 for RIT. Once crews forced the front gate that gave responding units access to the rear of the building. 227EN secured a water supply to 227TK. 227TK & 195TN crew went to the roof for ventilation. Crews quickly brought the flames under control. Crews from all companies operated on scene for about 3 hours and ventilated the smoke condition in the building. No injuries were reported. Penn Hills Fire Marshal is investigating the cause of the fire.
Command: 223 Chief
Units: 223EN, 223MP, 227TK, 227EN, 227RQ, 222EN, 222RQ, 225SS, 196RQ, 195TN, PHPD, PHEMS, PHFM
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