6400 Leechburg Rd – Commercial Structure Fire

On Monday evening, Stations 223, 227, 222, 226 were alerted for a house on fire with flames from the back of the house.  223 Chief arrived on scene and confirmed the fire.  227EN laid a supply line from the hydrant to 223EN.  Crews from 223 & 227 conducted a primary search.  Nothing was found and crews exited the building.  All operations were held to exterior fire fighting. Crews remained on scene for about 3hours.  During this incident, PHPD stopped and detained a driver that ran over and damaged supply hose.  The driver did not have a license or insurance on the vehicle.  PHPD towed the vehicle and cited the driver. According to Chapter 37, Section 3708 of the Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle Code it is illegal to drive over fire hose.

Command:  223 Chief (Capone)
Units:  223EN1, 223EN2, 227TK, 227EN, 227RQ, 226EN, 222EN1, 222EN2, 222RQ, PHFM, PHPD, PHEMS

Stand-by Companies:  196, 221, 224, 225, 285, 304