Penn Arbors Apts – Commercial Structure Fire

On Monday afternoon Station 225 & 227 were alerted for a commercial fire alarm at Penn Arbors Apartments. 227TK arrived on scene and was advised by management that there was a bedroom on fire on the 7th floor. 227CHF assumed command and requested the alarm be upgraded bringing Stations 222, 223, 285. 227 crew made in to the 7th floor with smoke showing and found a small fire in the bedroom of an apartment. Crews were able to extinguish the fire with a water can. 227EN arrived on scene and their crew started ventilation. 223EN arrived and crews started checking for smoke extension throughout the building. All other units were cancelled. No injuries were reported. Penn Hills Fire Marshal is investigating the cause of the fire.

Command: 227 Chief (Jeffcoat)

Units: 227TK, 227EN, 223EN, 222EN, St.225, St.285, PHFM, PHEMS, PHPD.