Today was a busy day for the members of 227, taking in seven (7) calls for service. Thank you for all the hard work.
- 6352 Saltsburg Rd – Water Condition
- Rodi Rd @ Stoneledge Dr – MVA with Hazards
- Linton Middle School – Commercial Fire Alarm
- 676 Sara Ln – Residential Structure Fire
- 107 Bingum Dr – Residential Structure Fire
- Plum Senior High School – Commercial Fire Alarm
- Home Depot, Wilkins Twp – Accident w/Possible Entrapment
On Sunday while units were operating on the Sara St structure fire, Stations 227, 221,, 196, 233, 216 were alerted for a fire in the walls in the 100-blk of Bingum Dr. 227RQ & 227EN arrived on scene to find a minor fire in the walls as a result of a plumbing accident. Units checked for extension, none was found.
Command: 227 Lieutenant
Units: 227EN, 227RQ, 196RQ, 233TK, 216EN, 221EN
On Sunday morning around 9:30am, Stations 224, 223, 222, 227, 285 were alerted for a house on fire in the 670-blk of Sara Ln. Fire crews arrived on scene with smoke showing. 222EN secured a water supply to 223EN. All companies battled the bitter cold temps. One occupant was transported to a local hospital. ACFM is investigating the cause of the fire.
Command: 224 Chief
Units: 224EN2, 223EN2, 223EN1, 222EN1, 227TK, 227RQ, 285EN, 225TK, PHPD, PHEMS, PEMS, PHPD.
Stand by Companies: 196RQ, St.221, St.216, St.233
*Photo Credit: EJQ*
Shortly before 1:00am on Tuesday, 227TK was requested to stand by in Forest Hills VFD for a residential structure fire in the 1300-blk Of 4th St in Braddock Hills. While transferring, 227TK was requested to the scene on a 2nd Alarm. 227TK arrived on scene and crews were sent to the 2nd floor for fire suppression. All crews worked through the bitter cold and freezing temperatures to extinguish the fire. No injuries were reported.
Command: 207 Chief
Units: 207EN, 113EN, 137EN, 137RQ, 153TK, 171SQ, 192EN, 196RQ, 227TK, 278EN, 200RH, ACFM
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
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
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
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
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
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