10710 Frankstown Rd – Mercury Spill

On Monday afternoon Station 225, 227, 222 were alerted for a possible Mercury spill in the parking lot of Ritzland Plaza.  227RQ & 227TK arrived on scene and blocked off a small section of the parking lot till the substance could be identified.  After positively identifying the substance, crews started the long process to remove the materials.  After about 45mins crews had cleaned up the spill.  Allegheny County Health Department was contacted and arrangements were made to pick up the collected mercury.

Command:  227 Chief (Jeffcoat)
Units:  227RQ, 227TK, 222EN, 225SS, PHEMS