On Monday around 6:20am, Station 122 was alerted for a vehicle that went through the guide rail and over the hillside about 200ft in the 80.2 Mile Marker I-376 EB. 122CHF added 302 to the call. AC911 started getting additional calls reporting the vehicle went over the hillside. 122CHF added 227 to the call. Units arrived on scene and firefighters went over the hillside to make patient contact. 122CHF added 137 for additional manpower. Firefighters set up rope systems to safely bring the patient up the hillside to awaiting EMS. The patient was transported to a local trauma center.
Command: 122 Chief
Operations: 122 Assistant
Units: 122RQ, 302RQ, 227RQ, 227EN, 137RQ, 137EN, CPD, PSP, WHEMS
Busy Wednesday For The 227 Crew. Crews answered eight (8) calls for service today. Thanks to all the members that assisted.
• 1228 Universal Rd – Vehicle Into Utility Pole
• 1220 Universal Rd – Natural Gas Line Leak
• 210 Rodi Rd – Commercial Lock Out
• 10 Duff Rd – Elevator Rescue
• 50 Duff Rd – Elevator Rescue
• 620 Rep Rd, Plum – Commercial Fire Alarm
• 5360 Saltsburg Rd – Commercial Fire Alarm
• 511 Rodi Rd – Natural Gas Leak
Shortly before 2am on Wednesday morning, Stations 227, 223, 222 were alerted for a single vehicle into a utility pole in the 1200-blk of Universal Rd. AC911 got reports that the operator of the vehicle fled the scene on foot. 227RQ arrived on scene with a utility pole sheared and a single vehicle on its side. No occupants were found in the vehicle. Utility providers were notified. The roadway is expected to be closed till noon.
Command: 227 Chief
Units: 227RQ, 227EN, 227CV, 223EN, 223SS, 222RQ, PHPD, PHEMS
On Saturday afternoon 227TK was requested mutual aid to 1145 Fox Hill Dr for a carbon monoxide incident inside a commercial structure with reading above 400ppm. 227TK arrived on scene and crews were tasked with assisting unit with fans for ventilation. Crews also assisted with secondary searches to make sure all residents of the building were out of the building. Units were able to locate and isolate the source of the CO.
Command: Chief 196
Units: 196EN, 195TK, 194EN, 193TK, 227TK
Shortly after 1am, Stations 223, 222, 227 were alerted for a single vehicle accident with possible entrapment in the 900-blk of Hulton Rd. 223 Chief arrived on scene and confirmed one vehicle into a utility pole and one person out of the vehicle with one passenger still in the vehicle. 223EN and 227RQ arrived on scene and crews began stabilizing the vehicle. Crews assisted the patient out of the vehicle to waiting PHEMS. The driver of the vehicle was arrested for suspicion of DUI.
Command: 223 Chief
Units: 223EN, 223SS, 227RQ, 227CV, 222RQ, PHEMS, PHPD
On Thursday shortly after 1:00am, Stations 221, 227, 222, 223 were alerted for a vehicle rollover with possible entrapment in the 1400-blk of Blackadore Ave. 221 Dep arrived on scene and confirmed one vehicle on its side with the operator of the vehicle still inside. 227RQ arrived on scene as the driver was assisted out of the vehicle, 227RQ assisted with debris and fluid containment. All units were cancelled with the exception of 221 & 227. The driver was transported to the hospital with non life threatening injuries.
Command: 221 Deputy
Units: 221EN, 222RQ, 222QRS, 223EN, 227RQ, 227SS, PHPD, EAPHS
On Thursday afternoon Stations 223, 222, 227, 233 were alerted for a residential fire in the 450-blk of Billy Dr. 223EN arrived on scene with smoke showing. 223EN was able to extinguish the fire. Crews from 223, 233, 222, 227 checked for extension. The PHFM is investigating the cause of the fire.
Command: 223 Assistant
Units: 223EN1, 223EN2, 223MP, 222EN, 233TK, 227TK, 227SS, PHEMS, PHFM
On Wednesday afternoon, Stations 225, 227, 221, 222 were alerted for a possible electrical outlet on fire inside a residential dwelling in the 10200-blk of Frankstown Rd. 227EN arrived on scene with smoke showing from the 2nd floor. Crews deployed an attack line. 225TK laddered the building. 221EN secured a water supply to 227EN. Crews from 227, 221, 222EN, 223EN, 122RQ, 285SS worked quickly to extinguish the fire. No injuries were reported. The PHFM is investigating the cause of the fire.
Command: 227 Captain
Units: 225TK, 227EN, 221EN, 222EN, 223EN1, 223EN2, 122RQ, 285SS, PHFM, PHPD, PHEMS
On Saturday morning, shortly after 3:30am Stations 225 & 227 were alerted for a vehicle into a utility pole in the 8900-blk of Frankstown Rd. PHPD arrived on scene and reported the operator was unrestrained and has a severe head laceration to the head. 225EN arrived and assisted EMS. 227RQ arrived and provided scene lighting. All fire units cleared a short time later.
Command: 225 Chief
Units: 225EN, 227RQ, PHPD, WHEMS
On Friday afternoon Station 227 was requested to assist Station 122 at the 80.2 Mile Marker Westbound for a two (2) car accident with debris on the roadway. 227RQ arrived on scene and took a defensive position closing down two lanes of I-376 while crews tended to debris on the roadway. Units were released about 30min later.
Units: 122CV, 227RQ, PSP