Frankstown @ Highpoint – Vehicle Into Utility Pole.

On Saturday morning shortly before 2:00am Stations 227 & 223 were alerted for a single vehicle accident near the intersection of Frankstown @ Highpoint, with a vehicle into a utility pole. 227RQ arrived on scene. The driver had exited the vehicle prior to units arriving on scene and refused medical treatment. 227RQ crew cleared some debris from the roadway and returned to service.

Command: 227CHF

Units: 227RQ, 223EN1, PHPD, PHEMS

Monday Brings 6 Runs For 227

Monday brings 6 runs for 227. Thanks to all the members for their dedication.

• 10918 Frankstown Rd – Burning Odor In Building
• 116 Crescent Hills Rd – Residential Fire Alarm
• 300-blk Marshall Dr – Accident w/Injuries
• 1016 Pearl Rd – CO Alarm No Illness
• 425 Pennview Dr – Assist PHPD
• 800 Allegheny River Blvd – Accident w/Injuries

800-blk Allegheny River Blvd – Accident w/Injuries.

On Monday, Stations 285, 222, 227, 223 were alerted for a two (2) car accident with entrapment in the 800-blk of Allegheny River Blvd. 285EN arrived on scene to find a two (2) car accident with all occupants out of the vehicle. 227RQ arrived on scene and assisted with fluid containment and traffic control. All other units were cancelled. The roadway was shut down for about 45mins. Two (2) occupants were transported to local trauma centers with non life threatening injuries.

Command: 285 Assistant

Units: 285EN, 285SQ, 227RQ, 227SQ, 222RQ, 223EN, VPD, LVEMS

200-blk Payne Dr – Vehicle Fire Endangering Garage

On Tuesday morning around 6:30am, Stations 227 & 223 were alerted for a vehicle on fire endangering a detached garage in the 200-blk of Payne Dr. The homeowner attempted to hold back the flames with an extinguisher. 227EN arrived on scene and crews started to extinguish the fire. 223EN arrived and assisted with checking for hot spots. The Penn Hills Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating the cause of the fire.

Command: 227 Chief

Units: 227EN, 223EN, PHFM, PHPD

120-blk Orchard Dr – Vehicle Rollover

On Sunday morning, about 2:30am Stations 227, 223, 222 were alerted for a vehicle rollover in the 120-blk of Orchard Dr. PHPD arrived on scene and confirmed the vehicle was on its side and the driver fled the area on foot. 227RQ arrived on scene and crews confirmed there were no other occupants in the vehicle. 227RQ remained on scene for lighting. PHPD apprehended the driver of the vehicle a short time later.

Command: 227 Chief

Units: 227RQ, 223EN1, 222RQ, PHEMS, PHPD

Wednesday Brings 7 Runs For 227

On Wednesday, Station 227 took in six (6) calls for service.  Thank you to all the members that assisted.

  • Sandy Creek Rd @ ARB – Tractor Trailer vs Bus
  • 375 Rodi Rd – Rodi Arms – Smoke In The Building
  • 82 Mile Marker I-376 WB – Vehicle Rollover
  • 458 Hershey Rd – Residential Fire Alarm
  • 200 Stotler Rd – Flooded Roadway
  • 350 Burton Dr – Live Wires Down

82MM I-376 WB – Vehicle Accident W/Rollover

On Wednesday Stations 227 & 196 were alerted for a single vehicle accident with rollover in the area of the 82 mile marker I-376 WB. 196RQ arrived on scene and reported the accident to be in the Monroeville section of I-376. 227RQ arrived on scene and started diverting traffic to one lane for scene safety. 196RQ crew started debris clean up. Monroeville EMS tended to patient care. All units cleared a short time later.

Command: 196 Chief

Units: 196RQ, 227RQ, MEMS, PSP

Sandy Creek @ ARB – Tractor Trailer vs Bus

On Wednesday morning, Stations 222, 227, 224 were alerted for a tractor trailer vs an occupied bus at the intersection of Sandy Creek Rd & Allegheny River Blvd. 222RQ & 227RQ arrived on scene to find a three (3) vehicle. All occupants were refusing injuries. A minor amount of debris was cleared from the roadway. All units cleared the scene a short time later.

Command: 222 Chief

Units: 222RQ, 227RQ, 224QRS

470-blk Flamingo Ave – Vehicle Into Structure

On Tuesday morning, Stations 225, 227, 222 were alerted for a vehicle into the structure in the 470-blk Flamingo Ave. 225TK arrived on scene and found an SUV into the structure. 227RQ arrived and crews started assessing the damage. The building was evacuated and all utilities were secured. The vehicle was removed and the property owner re-took possession of the building to begin repairs. PHPD is investigating the cause of the accident. PH CODE will be following up with repairs.

Command: 225 Assistant

Operations: 227 Chief

Units: 225TK, 225SS, 227RQ, PHPD, WHEMS, PHFM, PHCODE.

6500-blk Saltsburg Rd – Vehicle Over Hillside

On Wednesday, just after 7:30pm. Stations 223, 227, 222 were alerted for a vehicle over a hillside in the 6500-blk of Saltsburg Rd. PHPD arrived on scene and confirmed a single vehicle accident with multiple injuries. PHPD reported the vehicle had traveled several hundred yards over the hillside and rolled an unknown amount of time coming to rest on its side up against a fence. 223 Assistant arrived on scene an assumed command. 227RQ arrived and crews went to work gaining patient access. 223EN and 222RQ started stabilizing the vehicle. Crews from all the rescue companies worked diligently to free the patients. Both patients were transported to local trauma centers. PHPD is investigating the cause of the accident.

Command: 223 Assistant

Operations: 227 Captain

Units: 223EN, 223MP, 227RQ, 227SS, 222RQ, PHPD, PHEMS, PEMS