On Saturday, Stations 225, 221, 227, 222 were alerted for a residential structure fire in the 8900-blk of Frankstown Rd. AC911 updated responding units that they were receiving multiple calls reporting the fire. 221EN2 arrived on scene with smoke and fire showing. 227EN arrived on scene and made the water supply to 221EN2. Heavy fire condition of the “D” side of the building endangered the next door structure. 227 Chief requested a 2nd alarm bringing 285, 224, 223 to the alarm. Crews from 221 & 227 focused attack line on the “D” side of the structure to protect the exposure building. Crews from 222 worked the fire from the rear of the structure. Crews from all Penn Hills Companies worked defensively for about an hour till the flames were brought under control, because of that the exposure building had very minor heat damage to the exterior of the building. The occupants of the house were transported to a local hospital for evaluation. One firefighter was transported to a local hospital with a head laceration. All are expected to make a speedy recovery. Penn Hills Fire Marshal is investigating the cause of the fire.
Command: 225 Assistant
Operations: 227 Chief
Units: 225EN1, 225TK, 221EN2, 221TK, 227EN, 227SS, 222EN1, 222EN2, 285EN1, 285SS1, 223EN1, 223EN2, 224EN2, PHFM, PHEMS, MEMS, PHPD
Stand-bys: 196EN1, 233EN1, 137EN1, 122RQ1