100-blk Ivy St, EWD – Residential Structure Fire

On Monday morning Station 137, 278, 207, 153, 171, and 227 were alerted for a residential structure fire in the 100-blk of Ivy St in Edgewood.  EPD arrived on scene with heavy fire showing from the rear of the structure.  137CHF arrived on scene and confirmed all occupants were out of the building.  137EN arrived on scene and secured a water supply.  Due to hydrant problems, command requested a 2nd alarm bringing 221, 225, 122 to the call.  Crew from all companies worked to extinguish the flames.  No injuries were reported, and the ACFM is investigating the cause of the fire,

Command:  137 Chief
Units:  137EN, 137RQ, 278EN1, 207EN, 153TK, 171SQ, 227EN, 221EN, 225TK, 225SS, 122RQ

200-blk Orchard Dr – Vehicle Rollover Into Creek

On Sunday morning, shortly before 2am Rescue Companies from 227, 223, 222 were alerted for a single vehicle accident with rollover in the 200-blk of Orchard Dr. 227RQ arrived on scene with a single vehicle accident over a hillside into a creek. The operator of the vehicle was assisted out of the creek to PHEMS. The driver was transported to a local hospital with non life threatening injuries. PHPD are investigating the cause of the accident.

Command: 227 Chief (Jeffcoat)

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

3900-blk Old Wm Penn Hwy – Vehicle Over Hillside

On Monday evening, Stations 227, 223, 222 were alerted for a vehicle over a hillside in the 3900-blk of Old William Penn Hwy. 227RQ arrived on scene with one vehicle over a hillside endangering a structure. The vehicle was stabilized and anchored in place till the wrecker could arrive. PHPD arrested the operator of the vehicle after a short foot pursuit. The operator denied any injuries.

Command: 227 Chief (Jeffcoat)

Operations: 227 Assistant (Davis)

Units: 227RQ, St.223, St.222, PHEMS, PHPD

Frankstown @ Rodi – MVA w/Injuries

On Monday afternoon Stations 227 & 223 were alerted for a single vehicle accident at the intersection of Rodi Rd and Frankstown. 227RQ arrived on scene to find one vehicle into a utility pole with the driver still in the vehicle and three unrestrained occupants. 227RQ crew start patient care till the arrival of PHEMS. The driver and passengers were all transported to local hospitals.

Command: 227CHIEF (Jeffcoat)

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

11000-blk Frankstown Rd – Accident Pole & Wires Down

On Friday morning, Stations 225 & 227 were alerted for a single vehicle accident, vehicle into a utility pole in the 11000-blk of Frankstown Rd. 227CHF arrived on scene with a single vehicle accident with a utility pole and live wires down. The vehicle was checked and all occupants were out of the vehicle. Duquesne Light was notified. Frankstown Rd will be shut down for a minimum of 5 hours.

Command: 227 Chief (Jeffcoat)

Units: 225TK, 227RQ, 227EN, 227CV, PHPD, PHEMS

82 Mile Marker I-376 EB – Vehicle Into Hillside

On Thursday evening Stations 227, 122, 196 were alerted for a single vehicle accident with a vehicle into a hillside in the area of the 82 mile marker I-376 EB. 227RQ arrived on scene with a vehicle into the hillside, and the driver out of the vehicle. Upon patient assessment the driver was denying any injury. 227RQ and 227EN remained on scene for traffic control. Units were able to return to service after about 20mins.

Command: 227 Assistant (Davis)

Units: 227RQ, 227EN, 196RQ, St.122, PSP, PHEMS, MEMS

218 Garlow Dr – Chimney Fire

On Thursday evening, Stations 227, 223, 222, 225, 196 were alerted for a chimney fire.  223EN arrived on scene with nothing showing.  227TK arrived on scene and crews went to the roof.  223 and 222 crews found a small amount of insulation smoldering.  The insulation was extinguished and removed.  225TK crew stood by in the rear of the structure, 196RQ crew stood by in the front of structure.

Command:  227 Chief (Jeffcoat)
Units:  227TK, 223EN1, 223EN2, 223MP, 222EN, 225TK, 196RQ, PHEMS, PHFM

81.2MM I-376 WB – MVA

On Tuesday, Stations 122 was alerted for a single vehicle accident with injuries in the 81.2 MM of I-376 WB. After discovering the accident was in the area of the Jefferson Heights Bridge on I-376 in Penn Hills, Station 227 was added to the assignment. 122RQ & 227RQ arrived on scene with a single vehicle into the center divider. Both fire apparatus took a defensive position to funnel all traffic into the slow lane. The driver refused medical treatment. Units operated on scene for about 20mins.

Command: 227 Chief (Jeffcoat)

Units: 227RQ, 227EN, 122RQ, 302EN, WHEMS, PSP

81.4 I-376 EB – Vehicle Rollover

On Saturday morning, Stations 227, 122, 196 were alerted for a single vehicle rollover in the area of the Jefferson Heights Bridge on I-376 EB. 227CHF arrived on scene with one vehicle on its roof, the driver was able to exit the vehicle prior to responders arriving on scene. 227RQ & 122RQ arrived on scene and both crews staged apparatus blocking two lanes of traffic to allow for safe working conditions. The operator of the vehicle refused medical treatment and was later taken into custody for suspicion of DUI. Crews operated on scene for about an hour before all lanes were reopened.

Command: 227 Chief (Jeffcoat)

Units: 227CV, 227RQ, 122RQ, 122CV, 196RQ, 196CV, CPD, PSP, WHEMS, PHEMS

8000-blk Mark Dr – Physical Rescue

On Sunday afternoon, Station 221, 222, 227 were alerted for a patient that fell about 20ft over a steep hillside.  221EN arrived on scene and made patient contact.   227RQ arrived on scene and crews began getting rescue equipment ready.  227RQ crew made it to the patients location and crews from PHEMS, 221EN, and 227RQ started to package the patient into a stokes basket.  Crews from 227EN & 222EN started clearing an exit path in the woods that would allow safe egress for the responders and the patient to get out of the woods.  The patient was safely removed from the woods and was evaluated by PHEMS.

Command:  221 Chief (Cummings)
Operations:  227 Chief (Jeffcoat)

Units:  221EN, 227RQ, 227EN, 222EN, PHEMS