460-blk Thompson Run – Accident w/Injs

On Friday evening shortly after 11pm Rescue Companies from 227, 223, 222 were alerted for a single vehicle accident with possible entrapment in the 460-blk of Thompson Run Rd. PHPD arrived on scene and reported a single vehicle had hit a utility pole and the driver was not trapped in the vehicle. 227RQ arrived on scene and starred traffic control and scene lighting. 223EN2 arrived and assisted with debris clean-up. The patient was transported to a local hospital with non life threatening injuries. PHPD is investigating the accident.

Command: 227CHF

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

50 Duff Rd – Stove Fire

At 2:00am on Sunday morning, Stations 227, 223, 222, 225 were alerted for smoke and an odor of something burning on the 7th & 8th floor of Duff Manor. AC911 started receiving multiple calls reporting the smoke. PHPD arrived on scene and confirmed smoke on the 7th & 8th floor. 227TK arrived on scene and crews proceeded to the 7th floor and were met with a moderate smoke condition. 223EN2 arrived on scene and secured a water supply. Crews found smoke coming from an apartment door, the door was forced open and crews found a small fire on the stove. Crews from 222, 223 proceeded to the 7th floor to assist with ventilation. After searching the apartment, 227TK crew found an occupant sleeping in the bedroom. That individual was escorted to the hallway and PHEMS evaluates the patient for smoke inhalation. 137RQ & 233TK were added to the call for RIT and additional ventilation equipment. 222EN crew started checking the floors about for smoke conditions, none was found. The PHFM is investigating the cause of the fire.

Command: 227CHF

Units: 227TK, 223EN1, 223EN2, 222EN, 222SS, 225SS, 137RQ, 137EN, 233TK, PHFM, PHEMS, PHPD

6400-blk Saltsburg Rd – Commercial Structure Fire

Shortly before 6:00am on Friday morning Stations 223, 222, 227 were alerted for a commercial storage unit on fire in the 6400-blk of Saltsburg Rd. PHPD arrived on scene and confirm heavy smoke and fire from a large storage unit. 223 Assistant arrived on scene confirming the fire and located a water source. 227EN arrived on scene and crews deployed attack lines and began extinguishing the fire. 225 & 233 were added at the request of command. 223EN secured a water supply to 227EN. Crews from 222, 225, 233 worked to cut the locks on the storage units to ensure there was no fire extension. No injuries were reported. The PHFM is investigating the cause of the fire.

Command: 223 Chief

Units: 223EN1, 223EN2, 223MP, 222EN, 222SS, 227EN, 227TK, 225EN, 225TK, 233TK, PHFM, ACFM, PHPD, PHEMS

10918 Frankstown Rd – Apartment Fire

Shortly after 9pm on Friday evening, Stations 225, 227, 222, 285 were alerted for an apartment on fire at Penn Arbors Apartments. PHPD arrived on scene and reported smoke in the 2nd floor hallway. 227TK arrived on scene and took a position at the front of the building. 227TK crew proceeded to the 2nd floor. Crews found an apartment that was on fire, but was quickly extinguished by the building fire suppression system. Crews from 222 and 227 were assigned to secure the water supply to the fire suppression system. 227TK crew was then assigned to secure the power to the building. 285EN crew was assigned to salvage and overhaul. Tenants from floors 3 to 11 were allowed back in their apartments. All tenants on the 2nd floor were unable to inhabit the apartments. The are being assisted by the American Red Cross. The Penn Hills Fire Marshal is investigating the cause of the fire.

Command: 225 Assistant

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

5400-blk Verona Rd – House Fire

On Tuesday afternoon, Stations 222, 224, 225 were alerted for a house on fire in the 5400-blk of Verona Rd. 222CHF arrived on scene with smoke and fire showing from the exterior of the house. 227TK was then added to the assignment. 222EN deployed an attack line and proceeded into the building. 225TK & 227TK started laddering the building. 224EN secured a water supply to 222EN. The fire was quickly brought under control within 30mins. No injuries were reported. The Penn Hills Fire Marshal is investigating the cause of the fire.

Command: 222 CHF

Units: 222EN, 222SS, 224EN, 224SS, 225TK, 227TK, PHFM, PHEMS, PHPD

130-blk Bryant Dr – House Fire

On Sunday afternoon, Stations 227, 223, 222, 225, 196 were alerted for a house on fire in the 130-blk of Bryant Dr. 223LT reported on scene with flames from front of the house and roof line. 227TK arrived on scene and crews advanced an attack line into the structure and immediately encountered fire on the first floor. 196RQ arrived on scene and crews advanced a secondary attack line to the second floor. 223EN and 222EN arrived and supported interior crews. 225TK arrived and was tasked to ladder the rest of the structure. Crews from 227TK & 225TK vented the roof. Primary and secondary searches were conducted. The homeowner arrived a short time later and confirmed no one was in the house. A family pet was unaccounted for, crews later found the animal deceased. No injuries were reported. The Penn Hills Fire Marshal is investigating the cause of the fire. The homeowner is receiving assistance from the American Red-cross.

Command: 227 Chief

Units: 227TK, 227EN, 227RQ, 223EN, 223EN2, 223MP, 222EN, 222SS, 225TK, 196RQ, PHFM, PHEMS, PHPD, Redcross

400-blk Macfarlane Dr – Bedroom Fire

On Tuesday morning, shortly after 8:20am Stations 225, 227, 222, 223 were alerted for a bedroom on fire in the 400-blk of Macfarlane Dr. 227CHF arrived on scene and all occupants were out of the house and found an extension cord on fire in the bedroom. 227TK & 225TK arrived on scene and crews quickly extinguished the fire with an extinguisher minimizing property damage. 222EN arrived on scene and crews checked for any extension, none was found. 227TK started ventilation. All other units were cancelled. An occupant was treated on scene by PHEMS for minor smoke inhalation. The PHFM is investigating the cause of the fire.

Command: 227CHF

Units: 225TK, 227TK, 227CV, 222EN, 223EN, St.221, PHFM, PHEMS

11300-blk Azalea Dr – Kitchen Fire

On Thursday, Shortly after 7 PM stations 227, 222, 223, 225, 196 were alerted for a kitchen on fire in the 11300-blk or Azalea Dr. 223 Assistant arrived on scene with multiple items on the stove that were on fire. He was able to knock down the fire with an extinguisher. 227EN arrived on scene and crews checked for extension. None was found. 222EN and 225TK arrived on scene and started ventilation. Crews from 223 and 196 stood by on scene for any additional tasks. There were no injuries reported and the PH Fire Marshal is investigating the cause of the fire.

Command: 227 Chief

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

12900-blk Frankstown – Accident w/Entrapment (Fatal)

On Thursday, just shortly after 4:30pm Rescue Companies from 227, 222, 223 were alerted for a two (2) car accident with entrapment in the 12900-blk of Frankstown Rd. 222RQ & 227RQ arrived on scene with an unresponsive patient in the vehicle. Crews freed the patient and was transported to a local trauma center. Despite the beat efforts of all involved, one of the operators of the vehicle succumbed to their injuries. Our thoughts and pray are with the victims family. Allegheny County Homicide is investigating the accident.

Command: 227 Chief

Units: 227RQ, 227EN, 222RQ, 223EN, 223EN2, PHPD, PHEMS, ACPD

Frankstown Rd @ Verona Rd – Accident w/multiple injuries

On Tuesday afternoon, Stations 225, 227, 222 were alerted for a multi-vehicle accident with entrapment at the intersection of Frankstown Rd at Verona Rd. 227CHF arrived on scene and found four (4) vehicles involved, one being a school bus. None of the occupants were trapped. The school bus was not occupied. 227RQ & 227EN arrived on scene and started making patient contact to assist PHEMS. 222RQ and 225SS assisted with traffic control. Three (3) patient were transport to local hospitals with non-life threatening injuries. Penn Hills Police are investigating the cause of the accident.

Command: 227 Chief

Units: 227RQ, 227EN, 227SS, 227CV, 225SS, 222RQ, PHPD, PHEMS, WHEMS, EAPHS