1635 S Braddock Ave – Smoke In The Structure

At 1:20am, Stations 137, 278, 207, 153, 122, 171, 227 were alerted for smoke in the structure at the Planet Fitness At 1635 S Braddock Ave in Edgewood. 278TK and 137EN arrived and began investigating the source of the smoke. 227RQ arrived and was assigned Rapid Intervention (RIT). 171SS arrived and was assigned to RIT as well. Crews eventually determined the smoke was coming from a rooftop HVAC unit. Power was isolated. All companies were returned.

Command: 137 Chief

Units: 137EN, 137SQ, 278TK, 122RQ, 227RQ, 153TK, 207EN, EAPHS EMS, EPD, SPD

600-bulk Beulah Rd – Water Main Break

On Wednesday shortly before 10am, Stations 225, 221, 227, 222 were alerted for a large water main break in the 600-blk of Beulah Rd. Crews arrived on scene to find eight (8) houses affected from the water main. Crews from all stations assisted with traffic control. Most houses just needed the floor drains opened and the ponding water started receding.

Command: 221EN

Units: 221EN, 221QRS, 227SS, 227CV, 222SS, St.225, PHEMS

While operating on scene, 227 crews were able to answer two (2) other calls for service.

•12818 Frankstown RD – Commercial Fire Alarm

•9600 Frankstown RD – Gas Meter Leaking

850 Unity Center Rd – Residential Structure Fire

On Saturday shortly before 11:30pm, 227TK was requested to 850 Unity Center Rd, Plum for a residential structure fire. 227TK arrived on scene and was tasked with laddering the structure. Crews completed this task by utilizing all ground ladders from 227TK & 195TK. 227TK crew was then tasked with fire suppression on the rear of the structure. Due to structural questionability, command requested all unit not to enter the structure. 227TK operated on scene for about an hour before being released from the scene. The Allegheny County Fire Marshal is investigating. No injuries were reported.

Command: 233

Units: 233EN, 234EN, 236EN, 222EN, 195TK, 195TN, 227TK, PEMS, PPD, MURRYSVILLE MEDIC 1, ACFM


Four (4) Runs In 5 Hours

On Thursday Station 227 had four (4) calls in five (5) hours.  Thanks to all the members that helped out!!

  • 1145 Foxhill Dr, Monroeville – Commercial Fire Alarm – Truck Request
  • 50 Allegheny River Blvd – Vehicle Accident w/Injuries
  • 45 Seminole Ct – Assist PHPD w/Welfare Check
  • 76 Pride Rd – Kitchen Fire

70-blk Allegheny River Blvd – Accident w/Poss Entrapment

On Thursday shortly before 5pm, Stations 285, 222, 227 were alerted for a two (2) vehicle accident with entrapment in the 70-blk of Allegheny River Blvd. AC911 started receiving multiple calls of the accident reporting one of the vehicles on the railroad tracks. VPD arrived on scene confirmed the vehicle was not on the tracks, and there were four (4) injuries. 227RQ arrived on scene and started patient triage. 285EN & 222RQ assisted with patient care and traffic control. Units remained on scene for about one (1) hour till the roadway was reopened.

Command: 222 Chief

Units: 222RQ, 227RQ, 285EN, PHPD, VPD, PHEMS, LVEMS.

550-blk Dixie Dr – Garage Fire

Shortly before 11pm on Sunday, Stations 227, 222, 223, 225, 196 were alerted for flames coming from a detached garage in the 550-blk of Dixie Dr. PHPD arrived on scene with smoke and flames showing. 227EN arrived on scene and established a water supply. Crews took an attack line to the entrance of the garage and started extinguishing the flames. Crews from 225TK started to vent the roof. All companies assisted with ventilation and overhaul. The PHFM is investigating the cause of the fire.

Command: 227 Chief (Jeffcoat)

Operations: 227 Assistant (Davis)
Units: 227EN, 227RQ, 227CV, 223EN, 223SS, 222EN, 222RQ, 225TK, 196RQ, PHEMS, PHPD, PHFM, St.285, St.224

300-blk Stotler Rd – Vehicle Into Utility Pole

On Thursday morning, Stations 227, 223, 222 were alerted for a single vehicle accident with a utility pole and wires down.  227RQ arrived on scene with a utility pole and wire down.  The driver was able to exit the vehicle under their own power.  222RQ and 223MP arrived on scene and assisted with traffic control.  Duquesne Light was notified.  The roadway was closed for a few hours while crews replaced the damaged utility pole.

Command:  227LT (Kutcher)
Units:  227RQ, 227SS, 222RQ, 223MP, PHEMS, PHPD

412 W. Hutchinson Ave, EWD – Smoke In The Structure (RIT)

On Wednesday, shortly before 1pm. Stations 137, 278, 207, 153, 227 were alerted for an electrical condition with smoke seen inside on 412 West Hutchinson Ave in Edgewood. 137EN and 278 EN arrived on scene with moderate smoke inside the structure. 278EN deployed a dry attack line. Exterior crews secured a water supply to 278EN. 227RQ & 227EN arrived on scene and was assigned Rapid Intervention (RIT). Crews quickly found a section of wire that had caught fire. The power was isolated and the house was ventilated. Crews were released and went back into service.

Command: 137 CHIEF

Units: 137EN, 278EN, 207EN, 153TK, 227RQ, 227EN, 171SS, EPD, EAPHS, ACFM

Sunday Brings Seven (7) Runs For 227

Sunday brings seven (7) runs for 227.

• 4237 Verona Rd – Pedestrian Struck By A Vehicle.
• 375 Rodi Rd – Commercial Fire Alarm.
• 351 Hershey Rd – Emergency EMS Assist.
• 7890 Mark Dr – Residential Fire Alarm.
• 201 Jefferson Rd – Vehicle Leaking Gas.
• Lott Rd @ Old Frankstown Rd – UTV Accident.
• 8090 Aber Rd – Smoke In The Structure.

Thank you to all those members that assisted.

800-blk Beulah Rd – Vehicle Rollover

On Saturday evening, shortly after 11:30pm Stations 225 & 227 were alerted for a vehicle rollover in the area of Penny Dr & Beulah Rd. PHPD arrived on scene and confirmed the rollover was in Churchill. St.122 was added to the call. 227CHF arrived on scene. To find a single vehicle on its roof, the driver was able to exit the vehicle under their own power and refused medical treatment. 225EN & 122RQ provided traffic control and 227RQ provided lighting for the tow. The roadway was blocked for about an hour.

Command: 122 Chief

Units: 122RQ, 227RQ, 227CV, 225EN, PHEMS, PHPD, CPD