100-blk of Crescent Hills Rd – Residential Structure Fire

On Sunday evening, Station 227, 223, 222, 225, 196 were alerted for a residential structure in the 100-blk of Crescent Hills Rd. PHPD arrived on scene reporting a working fire on the 1st and 2nd floor. 227TK arrived on scene with flames from the 1st and 2nd floor. Command confirmed all occupants were accounted for. 227TK crew advanced an attack line into the first floor. 223EN arrived on scene and took another attack to the second floor. 222EN assisted with a water supply to 227TK. 225TK was tasked to ventilate the roof. Crews from all companies worked to bring the fire under control within 30mins. No injuries were reported. The PHFM is investigating the cause of the fire.

Command: 227 Chief (Jeffcoat)

Operations: 223 Chief (Capone)

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

Stand By Companies: St.221, St.224, St.285

1000-blk 1st Ave, Ver – Residential Structure Fire

On Saturday shortly after 1230 pm, Stations 285, 216, 222, 224, 225, 227 were alerted to the 1000 Block of 1st Avenue for a reported house on fire. 285 Chief arrived on scene reporting a working fire. 224EN arrived on scene securing a water supply. 216EN along with crews from 285, 222 advanced hose lines to the 3rd floor. 227TK along with 225TK went to work on the roof for ventilation. Crews worked the scene for 2 hrs putting out hot spots and cleaning up. The Red Cross is assisting with putting up 3 adults and 10 children. No injuries were reported.

Command: 285 Chief

Inside Operations: 222 Chief

Roof Operations: 227 Asst. Chief

285EN1, 285SEV, 222EN1, 224EN1, 224EN2, 225TK1, 225EN2, 227TK1, ACFM, LVEMS, VPD, Red Cross, Salvation Army

10718 Frankstown Rd – Commercial Structure Fire

On Wednesday morning, Stations 225, 227, 222, 223 were alerted for a commercial structure fire in the Ritzland Shopping Plaza.  PHPD arrived on scene and confirmed a working fire.  227TK arrived on scene with smoke and flames visible.  225AST requested St 285 & 196 added to the call.  225TK arrived on scene and position for roof operations.  227TK crew advanced attack lines into the building.  227EN secured a water supply to 227TK.  Crews from 223EN assisted with fire attack.  Crews from 222 and 285 check the neighboring businesses for extension.  Crews found smoke conditions in numerous businesses.  The fire was brought under control within 30mins.  196RQ was reassigned to stand by at Station 227.  No injuries were reported, PHFM is investigating the cause of the fire.

Command:  225 Assistant

Units:  225TK, 227TK, 227EN, 223EN1, 223EN2, 222SS, 285EN, 196RQ, PHFM, PHPD, PHEMS, ACFM

Final 8 SCBA’s Get Integrated Thermal Imaging Camera

We are proud to announce that on Tuesday, FireForce,Inc. installed the last eight (8) TIC’s on our G1 SCBA’s.  This now means that the entire fleet has been convirted over to this technology.  Station 227 is the first in Penn Hills and Allegheny County to have all SCBA’s with the integrated thermal imaging cameras.  We fell this will give our firefighters an added tool in their arsenal to find any potential victims much faster.

230-blk MacFarlane Dr – Auto-Pedestrian Accident

On Monday evening Stations 225 and 227 were alerted for a pedestrian struck by a vehicle in the 230-blk of Macfarlane Dr. 227CHF arrived on scene to find a two (2) car accident and one male struck by a vehicle down in a yard. 227RQ arrived on scene and assisted with patient care. 225SS arrived on scene and started fluid containment. The patient was transported to a local hospital. PHPD is investigating the cause of the accident

Command: 225 Assistant

Units: 225SS, 227RQ, 227CV, PHPD, PHEMS

150-blk Universal Rd – Residential Structure Fire

On Saturday evening, Stations 227, 222, 223, 225, 196 were alerted for smoke coming from a structure in the 150-blk of Universal Rd. 227EN arrived on scene with smoke and fire showing. 227EN pulled attack lines and proceeded into the house. 223EN arrived on scene and established a water supply to 227EN. Crews from 222, 223, 225 assisted with overhaul and checking for extension. One firefighter was transported to a local hospital with a non-life threatening injuries. The Penn Hills Fire Marshal is investigating the cause of the fire.

Command: 227 Assistant (Davis)

Units: 227EN, 227SS, 223EN, 223MP, 222EN, 222RQ, 225TK, 225SS, 196RQ, 516FM, PHEMS, PHPD

Rodi @ Wm Penn Hwy – 10 Car Accident w/Entrapment

On Friday, shortly after 1:15pm Stations 122 and 302 were alerted for a ten (10) car accident at the intersection of Rodi and William Penn Hwy. 122CHF arrived on scene and confirmed the multi-Vehicle accident and discovered one vehicle had entrapment. 227RQ was requested to the scene. The patient was freed from the vehicle a short time later. Crews spent over 4hrs operating on scene. Churchill PD and PSP are investigating the cause of the accident.

Command: 122Chief

Units: 122RQ, 122SQ, 302EN, 302SQ, 227RQ, 227SQ, 304SQ, CPD, WPD, PHPD, PSP, WHEMS, PHEMS, EAPHS.

Penn Arbors Apts – Smoke In The Building

On Monday evening, Stations 225 and 227 were alerted for a commercial fire alarm at Penn Arbors Apartments. 227TK arrived on scene and got an additional report of smoke on the 8th floor. The alarm was upgraded bringing 222, 223, 285, 196 to the call. 227TK crew arrived on the 8th floor and a moderate smoke condition in the hallway. 227TK crew found burnt food that was left unattended. 225TK and 222EN crew assisted with ventilation. 223EN and 285EN stood by at the hydrant. All other units were cancelled. No injuries were reported.

Command: 225 Assistant

Units: 225TK, 227TK, 222EN, 223EN, 285EN, 196RQ, PHEMS, PHPD.

Penn Arbors Apts – Commercial Structure Fire

On Monday afternoon Station 225 & 227 were alerted for a commercial fire alarm at Penn Arbors Apartments. 227TK arrived on scene and was advised by management that there was a bedroom on fire on the 7th floor. 227CHF assumed command and requested the alarm be upgraded bringing Stations 222, 223, 285. 227 crew made in to the 7th floor with smoke showing and found a small fire in the bedroom of an apartment. Crews were able to extinguish the fire with a water can. 227EN arrived on scene and their crew started ventilation. 223EN arrived and crews started checking for smoke extension throughout the building. All other units were cancelled. No injuries were reported. Penn Hills Fire Marshal is investigating the cause of the fire.

Command: 227 Chief (Jeffcoat)

Units: 227TK, 227EN, 223EN, 222EN, St.225, St.285, PHFM, PHEMS, PHPD.