At 9:45 am Thursday, Stations 222, 223, 226, 227 and 196 were alerted for a reported kitchen on fire. 223 Chief and 516FM arrived on scene within minutes and confirmed a fire in the kitchen. With the update, 225 Truck was added to the call for additional manpower. 516FM was able to make entry and quickly knock back the bulk of the fire with an extinguisher and keep it contained until 227 Engine arrived to deploy a hose line. The fire was able to be contained to the kitchen with no spread to other rooms. Crews were on scene for about an hour. Penn Hills Fire Marshal is investigating the cause of the fire.
Command: 227 Capt. 1 (T.Kutcher)
Units: 222EN1, 222EN2, 223EN2, 225TK1, 226EN1, 227EN, 196RQ, 516FM, PHPD, PHEMS