On Sunday Morning, shortly after 12:18am Stations 221, 225, 227, 137, 196 were alerted for a house on fire in the 500-blk of Grove Rd. 221EN arrived on scene with a well involved vacant house on fire. 221EN secured a water supply. The entire front of the building collapsed into the street. Due to crews taking a defensive fire attack position, all members were far enough out of the way and no one was injured. Crews checked neighboring structures, all occupants were safely out of their homes. There was minor cosmetic damage to one hour. Crews operated on scene for about 3 hours. No injuries were reported. The Penn Hills Fire Marshal is investigating the cause of the fire.
Command: 221 CHF
Operations: 227 CHF
Units: 221EN, 225TK, 227TK, 227EN, 137EN, 196RQ, 224EN, 222EN, 223EN, PHFM, PHPD, PHEMS
Stand-by: 233TK, 264EN
On Thursday morning, shortly after 1:30 AM Stations 223, 227, 222, 225 Were alerted for an apartment on fire in the 100-blk of Penn Pleasant Drive. PHPD arrived on scene and reported fire from a basement apartment. 227EN & 227TK arrived on scene, 223EN secured a water supply to 227TK. Crews from 223, 227, 222 deployed two (2) attack lines and quickly started to contain the fire. 225TK and 233RQ were tasked with primary and secondary searches. No victims were found, crew were able to locate all of the residents pets. All companies assisted with ventilation. PHEMS evaluated one (1) patient on scene. The PHFM is investigating the cause of the fire. The Red Cross is assisting all of the tenants that were displaced.
Units: 223EN1, 223EN2, 223MP, 227EN, 227TK, 222EN, 225TK, 233RQ, PHPD, PHFM, PHEMS
On Monday morning, shortly after 2:15am Stations 227 & 223 were alerted for a vehicle on fire 13000-blk of Frankstown Rd. 227EN arrived on scene with an engine and passenger compartment on fire. Engine crew advanced an attack line and started extinguishing the fire. 223EN & 223MP arrived on scene and assisted with extinguishing the rest of the fire. The fire was extinguished in about 5mins. No injuries were reported.
Units: 227EN, 227CV, 223EN, 223MP, PHPD
On Tuesday morning, Stations 225, 227, 222 were alerted for a vehicle vs a garbage truck at the intersection of Laketon Rd & Nelbon Ave. PHPD arrived on scene and reported one (1) vehicle on its roof with the driver still in the vehicle. The driver was assisted out of the vehicle and later transported by PHEMS with non-life threatening injuries. 225EN & 227RQ assisted with debris clean up. The roadway was closed for about 45mins.
Units: 225EN, 227RQ, 222RQ, PHEMS, PHPD
On Monday afternoon Stations 225, 227, 222 were alerted for a vehicle into a structure at the intersection of Nelbon Ave & Lindberg Ave. 227CHF arrived on scene to find a sedan into a apartment building. The driver was already out of the vehicle and refused medical treatment. 225EN, 227RQ, 222RQ assisted with evacuating the remaining tenants and checking the building for structural damage. PHFM & PHCODE we’re notified. Only two (2) occupants of the building were affected, they are currently being assisted by the RedCross. The operator of the vehicle was detained by PHPD and they are continuing to investigate the cause of the accident.
Units: 225EN, 227RQ, 227SS, 222RQ, PHEMS, PHPD, PHFM, PHCODE
On Wednesday evening, Stations 224, 223, 222, 225, 227 were alerted for a house filling with smoke in the 600-blk of Sara Ln. 227TK arrived on scene with smoke showing, crews found a fire in the walls of the kitchen that had extended to the second floor. Crews confirmed that all occupants were out of the house. 222EN secured a water supply to 227TK. Crews from 222EN and 223EN proceeded to the second floor to contain and extinguish the fire. 225TK crew arrived and was assigned to ladder the building then stage for RIT. 224EN crew assisted with exterior operations. After about 30mins the fire was placed under control. The PHFM is investigating the cause of the fire. No injuries were reported. The American Red Cross is assisting the occupants.
Command: 224 Chief
Operations: 227 Chief
Units: 224EN, 222EN, 222RQ, 223EN1, 223EN2, 225TK, 227TK, PHFM, PHPD, PHEMS
Stand By Companies: St.285, St.221
About 7:30pm on Sunday evening, Stations 227, 223, 222, 225, 196 were alerted for a house on fire in the 400-blk of Guylyn Dr. 227TK arrived on scene with smoke and fire showing from the second floor. 227TK crew deployed an attack line and advanced it into the building. 227TK secured its own water supply. The homeowner confirmed all occupants were out and accounted for. 196RQ arrived on scene and assisted with laddering the building, then stood by for RIT. 222EN & 223EN arrived on scene and assisted interior crews checking for extension. 225TK crew stood by for roof operations. The fire was quickly brought under control. The PHFM is investigating the cause of the fire. The American Red Cross is assisting the residents.
Units: 227TK, 227RQ, 223EN, 223EN2, 222EN, 225TK, 225EN, PHFM, PHPD, PHEMS
On Saturday afternoon shortly before 5pm, Stations 225 & 227 were alerted for a two (2) vehicle crash with injuries and hazards at the intersection of Mt. Carmel Rd @ Dollman Rd. 225Ast arrived on scene and confirmed two (2) injuries with fluids and debris on the roadway. 227RQ arrived on scene and started traffic control and hazard mitigation. 225SS arrived on scene and assisted with traffic control. Both operators of the vehicles were treated on scene. The roadway was closed for about 45mins.
Command: 225 Assistant
Units: 225SS, 227RQ, PHPD, PHEMS
On Friday afternoon shortly after 4pm, Stations 227 & 223 were alerted for a residential fire alarm in the 1200-blk of Universal Rd. Four (4) minutes later, the assignment was upgraded to a vehicle into the structure. 227RQ arrived on scene and the driver was already out of the vehicle. With no other occupants in the vehicle all units were cancelled. The Penn Hills Fire Marshal was notified. The operator of the vehicle was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Units remained on scene for about an hour assisting the tow company and traffic control.
Command: 227 Capt.
Units: 227RQ, 223EN2, 222RQ, PHFM, PHPD, PHEMS
On Sunday morning shortly before 12:30am, Rescue Companies 223, 227, 222 were alerted for a single vehicle accident with entrapment in the 2300-blk of Main St. 223AST arrived on scene and confirmed one (1) occupant trapped in the vehicle, and reported the vehicle hit the structure. 227RQ arrived on scene and crews starting stabilizing the vehicle. 223EN1 arrived on scene and crews removed a passenger side door allowing awaiting PHEMS access to the patient. Crews from all companies assisted with packing and removing the patient. The PHFM was notified to assess the building for any structural damage. The patient was transported to a local trauma center with non life threatening injuries.
Command: 223 Assistant
Units: 223EN1, 223MP, 227RQ, 227EN, 222RQ, PHFM, PHPD, PHEMS, PEMS