On Tuesday afternoon, Stations 223 & 227 were alerted for a brush fire in the 6300-blk of Saltsburg Rd. 223LT arrived on scene and confirmed a large brush fire. 227EN arrived on scene, and crews deployed an attack line and started to bring the fire under control. 223EN arrived on scene and secured a water supply to 227EN. Due to the large amount of vegetation a backhoe was requested from PHDPW to get at the deep seated fire. Crews worked for about an hour and extinguished the fire. PHFM and PHCODE were notified. Saltsbrug Rd was closed in both directions for about 45mins.
Units: 227EN, 227SS, 223EN2, 223MP, PHPD, PHFM, PHCODE
Shortly after 6am on Sunday morning Stations 221, 222, 227 were alerted for a single vehicle accident with injuries in the area of Longue Vue Country Club. PHPD and 227RQ arrived on scene. The driver was evaluated by EMS and later refused treatment. 227RQ assisted with lighting for the tow.
Units: 227RQ, 227SS, 222RQ, St.221, PHPD, PHEMS
On Friday evening, shortly before midnight 227RQ was alerted for a single vehicle accident with injuries in the area of Duff Park. 227RQ arrived on scene to find a single vehicle into a guide rail. The operator of the vehicle was already out of the vehicle and later refused treatment by PHEMS. The roadway was closed for about 20mins while the vehicle was removed.
Command: 227 Assistant
Units: 227RQ, PHPD, PHEMS
On Sunday morning, Shortly after 2am Stations 225 & 227 were alerted for a motor vehicle accident with injuries and hazards in the area of Beulah Rd @ Long Rd. 227CHF arrived on scene and determined the accident to be in Churchill. St.122 was added to the call. The driver was already out of the vehicle and was evaluated by EMS. Fire units provided traffic control till the local utility company could arrive.
Units: 227RQ, 227CV, 225EN, 122RQ, WHEMS, PHPD, CPD
On Thursday evening, while returning from another call, 225 and 227 were alerted for a motor vehicle accident with injuries at the intersection of Frankstown Rd @ Champa St. 227TK arrived on scene and assisted PHEMS. 225EN & 227TK conducted traffic control till PHPD were able to reopen the roadway.
Units: 225EN, 227TK, PHPD, PHEMS
On New Years Day, shortly after 3am Stations 227 & 223 were alerted for a single vehicle accident that was on fire in the 1200-blk of Universal Rd. PHPD arrived on scene and confirmed the vehicle was not on fire and the operator field the scene on foot. 227EN arrived on scene and provided traffic control, scene lighting, and debris cleanup. PHPD is investigating the cause of the accident.
Units: 227EN, St.223, PHPD, PHEMS
On Monday evening, 227RQ was alerted for a single vehicle accident with injuries at the intersection of Frey Road at Cameron Drive. 227RQ & 227EN arrived on scene to find a single vehicle that hit a Jersey barrier and was partially off the roadway. Cruise stabilize and secured the vehicle. The driver was evaluated by PHEMS. PHPD is investigating the cause of the accident.
Units: 227RQ, 227EN, PHPD, PHEMS
Shortly after 11:30pm, Stations 227 & 223 were alerted for a vehicle into a utility pole in the 12800-blk of Frankstown Rd. 227RQ arrived on scene and found a single vehicle into a utility pole. 227RQ crew made patient contact and discovered the driver was unconscious and barely breathing. Patient care was started till PHEMS arrived on scene. The driver was transported to a local hospital. PHPD is investigating the cause of the accident.
Units: 227RQ, 227CV, St.223, PHPD, PHEMS