On Thursday afternoon Stations 223, 222, 227, 233 were alerted for a residential fire in the 450-blk of Billy Dr. 223EN arrived on scene with smoke showing. 223EN was able to extinguish the fire. Crews from 223, 233, 222, 227 checked for extension. The PHFM is investigating the cause of the fire.
Command: 223 Assistant
Units: 223EN1, 223EN2, 223MP, 222EN, 233TK, 227TK, 227SS, PHEMS, PHFM
On Wednesday afternoon, Stations 225, 227, 221, 222 were alerted for a possible electrical outlet on fire inside a residential dwelling in the 10200-blk of Frankstown Rd. 227EN arrived on scene with smoke showing from the 2nd floor. Crews deployed an attack line. 225TK laddered the building. 221EN secured a water supply to 227EN. Crews from 227, 221, 222EN, 223EN, 122RQ, 285SS worked quickly to extinguish the fire. No injuries were reported. The PHFM is investigating the cause of the fire.
Command: 227 Captain
Units: 225TK, 227EN, 221EN, 222EN, 223EN1, 223EN2, 122RQ, 285SS, PHFM, PHPD, PHEMS
On Saturday morning, shortly after 3:30am Stations 225 & 227 were alerted for a vehicle into a utility pole in the 8900-blk of Frankstown Rd. PHPD arrived on scene and reported the operator was unrestrained and has a severe head laceration to the head. 225EN arrived and assisted EMS. 227RQ arrived and provided scene lighting. All fire units cleared a short time later.
Command: 225 Chief
Units: 225EN, 227RQ, PHPD, WHEMS
On Friday afternoon Station 227 was requested to assist Station 122 at the 80.2 Mile Marker Westbound for a two (2) car accident with debris on the roadway. 227RQ arrived on scene and took a defensive position closing down two lanes of I-376 while crews tended to debris on the roadway. Units were released about 30min later.
Units: 122CV, 227RQ, PSP
Saturday & Sunday Station 227 hosted Pump Ops 2 class that was attended by about 15 students. Equipment provided by St.227 & St.221.
Shortly before 12:15am, Stations 225 & 227 were alerted for a single vehicle accident with rollover and possible entrapment at the intersection of Long Rd at Beulah Rd. 227 Chief & PHPD arrived on scene to find one vehicle on its side and two (2) male operators uninjured and unable to exit the vehicle. 227RQ arrived on scene and stabilized the vehicle. 225SS started traffic control. Due to the accident being on the board of Churchill, St.122 was added to the call. Access to the occupants were made and the occupants were able to exit the vehicle under their own power. The driver of the vehicle was arrested for suspicion of DWI.
Command: 227 Chief
Units: 227RQ, 227EN, 227CV, 225SS, 122RQ, PHEMS, WHEMS, PHPD, CPD, ACPD
On Friday evening Stations 227, 122, 196 were alerted for a multiple vehicle accident with unknown injuries at the 81.5 Mile Marker I-376 EB. 227RQ arrived on scene with a two (2) vehicle accident and took a defensive position blocking three (3) lanes of traffic. Crews started checking for injuries, none were found. 122RQ arrived and assisted with debris clean up. Another two (2) car accident took place about 300 yrds after the original accident. 196RQ arrived and discovered the vehicle hit a deer leaving the accident scene. Parkway traffic was limited for about 25mins. No injuries were reported.
Command: 227 Chief
Units: 227RQ, 122RQ, 196RQ, PHEMS, PSP
On Wednesday evening Stations 225, 227, 221, 222 were alerted for sparks coming under a kitchen cabinet in the 460-blk of Flamingo Ave. 225TK & 227TK arrived on scene and crews started investigating. 221EN arrived and stood by the hydrant. Crews located and isolated faulty wiring without further incident. All units cleared a short time later.
Command: 225 Assistant
Units: 225TK, 227TK, 221EN, 222EN, PHEMS
On Wednesday afternoon, Station 225 & 227 were alerted for a natural gas leak inside a commercial business in the 10700-blk of Frankstown Rd. 227TK arrived on scene and crews investigated and found a forklift had hit an overhead gas line. Crews located the free flowing gas pipe. The businesses were evacuated as a precaution. Crews from 227TK & 227RQ were able to plug the leak. Crews then started ventilating the building. 221EN arrived and assisted with ventilation. The scene was turned over to building management. No injuries were reported.
Command: 227 Chief
Units: 227TK, 227RQ, 221EN, St.225, St.222, St.223, PHEMS
Over the past two (2) days about twenty-one (21) firefighters attended Pump Ops 1 class hosted by Station 227. Students spent 8hrs of classroom time and 8hrs of hands on training. Thank you to all the students that attended.