200 Penn Center Blvd – Commercial Structure Fire

On Monday evening, 227TK was requested on a 2nd alarm commercial structure fire at the 200 Building at Penn Center in Wilkins Twp. 227TK arrived on scene at its crew was tasked with checking a rooftop HVAC unit. 227RQ arrived on scene and its crew was requested to start ventilation on the ground floor. Further investigation found a ground floor HVAC unit was on fire. Crews worked to isolate the power to the unit. All companies worked for about 45mins ventilating the building.

Command: 304 Assistant

Operations: 302 Chief

Units: 304EN, 304SQ, 303TK, 303AK, 302EN, 302SS, 122RQ, 194TK, 194EN, 227TK, 227RQ, 137RQ, 196RQ

400-blk Idlewood Rd – Vehicle Rollover

On Monday morning, Rescue Companies from 227, 223, 222 were alerted for a single vehicle rollover in the 400-blk of Idlewood Rd. AC911 updated unit that two (2) occupants were still in the vehicle. PHPD arrived on scene and found the occupants were able to get out of the vehicle under their own power. All other units were cancelled. 227RQ remained on scene for fluid and debris cleanup.

Command: 227 Chief (Jeffcoat)

Units: 227RQ, 223EN1, 223EN2, 222RQ, PHPD, PHEMS

100-blk Sandy Creek Rd – Accident w/Entrapment

On Friday morning shortly after 2am Station 222 was alerted for a reported vehicle vs garbage truck and one vehicle on fire. PHPD arrived on scene and reported heavy entrapment. 222CHF requested 227RQ and 223EN to the scene. 222EN arrived on scene and the fire was out. Crews started to stabilize the vehicle. 227RQ and 223EN arrived on scene and crews started daunting task of freeing the driver of the vehicle. All rescue companies worked for an hour and were able to free the driver. The driver of the vehicle was transported to a local trauma center. PHPD are investigating the cause of the accident.

Command: 222 Chief

Units: 222EN1, 222SS1, 227RQ, 223EN1, 223MP, PHPD, PHEMS, MD950, LVEMS

300-blk Springwood Dr – Residential Structure Fire

Shortly before 4am on Tuesday, Stations 224, 223, 222, 227, 285 were alerted for a house on fire in the 300-blk of Springwood Dr. PHPD arrived on scene and confirmed a working fire in the basement and all occupants were out of the building. 227TK arrived on scene and crew deployed an attack line to the rear of the structure and entered into the basement. 223EN secured a water supply to 227TK. 222EN deployed another attack line to the first floor. Crews from 223, 224, 285 check the house for extension and started venting the house. The fire was brought under control in about 20mins. No injuries were reported. The Penn Hills Fire Marshal is investigating the cause of the fire.

Command: 224 Chief

Units: 224EN2, 223EN1, 223MP, 222EN1, 222SS, 227TK, 227RQ, 285EN, PHFM, PHPD, PEMS

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