About 8:45 PM on Wednesday evening, Rescue Companies from 227, 223, 222 were dispatched for a vehicle rollover with possible entrapment in the 1200-blk of Universal Rd. 227CHF arrived on scene with a vehicle on its roof. The operator of the vehicle fled the scene on foot prior to units arriving on scene. 227RQ, 223EN, 222RQ assisted with traffic control and checking the area for the operator. The operator was located in a wooded area just off the roadway by fire personnel. PHPD took the male into custody a short time later. The operator of the vehicle was transported to a local hospital for evaluation. PHPD is investigating the accident.
Units: 227RQ, 227CV, 227SS, 223EN1, 223EN2, 222RQ, PHPD, PHEMS
On Monday evening, shortly after 8:30pm Stations 223, 227, 222 were alerted for a commercial fire alarm at 225 Alcoma Blvd. While units were responding, AC911 updated units that they were getting multiple calls for a fire on the 2nd floor. The alarm was upgraded bringing 225, 196 to the call. 227TK arrived on scene with partial evacuation. Crews stretched an attack lines and water cans into the building. Upon arriving on the 2nd floor crews were met with a moderate smoke condition. 222EN arrived on scene and secured a water supply to 227TK. 222EN and 223EN crews proceeded to the 2nd floor. Crews quickly located the fire and were able to extinguish the fire with just water cans. Crews ventilated multiple floors and apartments. One (1) resident was evaluated on scene by PHEMS, and later refused transport. PHFM is investigating the cause of the fire.
Units: 227TK, 223EN1, 223EN2, 223SS1, 222EN1, 225TK, 196EN, PHFM, PHEMS, PHPD
Stand By Companies: St.221, St.224, St.285
On Thursday morning, Shortly after 2am Stations 225 & 227 were alerted for a vehicle into a utility pole with possible entrapment and fire in the 8900-blk of Frankstown Rd. A few mins later, the assign was upgraded due to reports that the vehicle had hit a house and was on fire. 225EN & 227EN with a vehicle on fire near a residential building. 221TK & 222RQ arrived on scene and crews assisted with extinguishment. The operator of the vehicle fled the scene on foot. Penn Hills Police are investigating the accident.
Units: 225EN, 227EN, 221TK, 222RQ, PHPD, PHEMS
On Sunday Morning Stations 227 & 223 were alerted for a vehicle on fire in the 300-blk of Stoneledge Dr. AC911 getting multiple calls reporting the car on fire. PHPD arrived on scene and reported a single vehicle well involved. 227EN arrived on scene and crews deployed an attack line and started to bring the fire under control. 223EN arrived and manpower assisted with extinguishment. Crews operated on scene for about 45mins. PHFM is investigating the cause of the fire. *photo credit St.223*
Units: 227EN, 223EN1, 223EN2, PHPD, PHFM
On Wednesday evening Stations 223 & 227 were alerted for a single vehicle accident into a utility pole in the 6800 block of Alcoma Dr. 223EN & 227RQ arrived on scene to find an unoccupied single vehicle into a utility pole with live power lines down. Witnesses informed fire units that the occupant has fled on foot. It was later discovered that the vehicle has been reported stolen a short time prior to the accident. The roadway was closed for several hours while the utility company made repairs.
Units: 223EN1, 223EN; 223SS, 227RQ, 227EN, PHPD, PHEMS
Tuesday brought six (6) runs for Station 227. Thank you to all the members that helped out.
• 8050 Likncoln Rd – CO with Illness
• 16 Federal Dr – Commercial Fire Alarm
• 11660 Keleket Dr – Commercial Fire Alarm
• 10918 Frankstown Rd – Commercial Fire Alarm
• 50 Duff Rd – Elevator Rescue
• 113 Vance St – Residential Fire Alarm
On Monday evening, Stations 227, 223, 222 were alerted for a vehicle rollover into a house in the 560-blk of Lougeay Rd. 227CHF arrived on scene and confirmed all occupants of the vehicle were out. 227EN & 227RQ arrived on scene and set up traffic control and lightning, additional members checked the house for damage. The driver of the vehicle was evaluated by PHEMS and later refused treatment. PHPD are investigating the cause of the accident. *This is the 3rd time this type of accident took place at this house.
Units: 227RQ, 227EN, 227CV, St.223, St.222, PHPD, PHEMS
On Sunday evening while crews were standing by at the first accident, Stations 227, 223, 222 were alerted for a single vehicle accident with possible entrapment in the 400-blk of Rodi Rd. 227CHF arrived on scene with one patient still in the vehicle. 227RQ & 227EN arrived on scene and assisted with traffic control and lighting. The patient was transported to a local hospital. The roadway was closed for about 30mins.
Units: 227RQ, 227EN, 227CV, St.223, St.222, PHPD, PHEMS
On Sunday evening, Stations 227 & 223 were alerted for a single vehicle accident with wires down at the intersection of Fielding @ National Dr. 227CHF arrived on scene with multiple electrical service lines down on the street and a utility pole sheered from a box truck. The driver was out of the vehicle denying injury. 227RQ arrived on scene and started scene safety. 227EN and 223EN arrived and assisted with scene lighting. The driver was taken into custody by PHPD for suspicion of DWI. Duquesne Light had the roadway closed for several hours.
Units: 227RQ, 227EN, 227CV, 223EN, 223CV, PHPD, PHEMS
On Sunday morning shortly after 2am, Stations 224, 223, 222, 227, 225 were alerted for rear porch on fire in the 250-blk of Springwood Dr. 223LT arrived on scene and reported the homeowner was extinguishing the fire but there was a smoke condition inside the house. 227TK and 224EN arrived on scene. 223EN2 arrived at the hydrant. 227TK and 222EN assisted with ventilation. All companies returned to service a short time later. No injuries were reported.
Units: 224EN1, 227TK, 222EN1, 223EN2, St.225, PHPD, PHEMS.