Residential Structure Fire – 12000-blk Harvard Dr

At 1am on Tuesday morning, Stations 227, 223, 222, 225, 196 were alerted for in a residential structure in the 12000-blk of Harvard Dr. PHPD arrived on scene with a moderate smoke condition and was unable to locate the source. 227TK arrived on scene and confirmed all occupants were out of the house. 223EN arrived on scene. And secured a water supply to 227TK. Crews from 227 & 223 located a fire in the basement. Crews advanced an attack line into the basement. Crews from 222 & 225 checked for extension, after none was found units started ventilation. Crews operated on scene for about 1 hour. No injuries were reported. The Penn Hills Fire Marshal is investigating the cause of the fire. The Red Cross is assisting the homeowner.

Command: 227CHF

Units: 227TK, 227SS, 223EN1, 223EN2, 222EN1, 222SS, 225TK, PHFM, PHPD, PHEMS

Vehicle Accident w/injuries – Jefferson Rd @ Dible School Dr.

On Wednesday morning Station 227 was alerted for a 2 vehicle accident with multiple injuries at the intersection of Jefferson Rd & Dible School Dr. 227RQ & PHEMS arrived on scene. Half of 227RQ crew assisted PHEMS with patient care and triage. The other half started fluid and debris containment, and traffic control. A total of four (4) patients were transported to local trauma centers with non life threatening injuries. The roadway was closed for about 45mins while crews operated on scene.

Command: 227CHF

Units: 227RQ, 227SS, PHPD, PHEMS, WHEMS

Vehicle Rollover – Lincoln @ Verona Rd

On Friday morning shortly after 2:00am, Stations 225 & 227 were alerted for a vehicle into a creek at the intersection of Verona Rd at Lincoln Rd. PHPD arrived on scene and reported on vehicle on its roof in the creek, the driver was about to crawl out of the vehicle. 227RQ arrived on scene and and crews began packaging the patient. The patient was removed from the creek and transferred to awaiting PHEMS. The driver was transported to a local trauma center with non-life threatening injuries. PHPD is investigating the accident.

Command: 225 Assistant

Operations: 227 CHF

Units: 225SS, 227RQ, 227CV, PHPD, PHEMS

ARB @ Nadine Rd – Vehicle w/Rollover

On Saturday morning shortly after 3am, Stations 221, 222, 223, 227 were alerted for a vehicle roll over in the area of Allegheny River Blvd near Nadine Rd. 227RQ arrived on scene with a single vehicle on its roof. The operator of the vehicle was able to get out of the vehicle under their own power. The operator was evaluated by PHEMS. 222RQ arrived on scene and assisted with fluid containment and debris clean up. The PHPD are investigating the cause of the accident.

Command: 227 Chief

Units: 227RQ, 222RQ, 223EN2, St.221, PHPD, PHEMS

Frankwood @ Harding – Residential Structure Fire

On Thursday evening shortly before 10pm, Stations 225, 221, 227, 222 were alerted for a house on fire at the intersection of Frankwood Rd & Harding Rd. AC911 started receiving multiple calls reporting the Fire. St.285 and 223 were added to the call. 225TK arrived on scene with smoke and fire showing. 227TK arrived on scene and both crews entered the structure attempting a primary search and begin the initial fire attack. 222EN secured a water supply to 225TK. 222EN & 223EN crews started opening up walls and checking for extension. Once the fire was brought under control, 285EN started ventilation. The PHFM is investigating the cause of the fire.

Command: 225 Chief

Units: 225TK, 225EN, 221SQ, 227TK, 227RQ, 222EN, 223EN, 223MP, 285EN, PHFM, PHPD, PHEMS

10-blk Ross Rd – Residential Structure Fire

On Wednesday morning, around 10:30 AM stations 221, 225, 227, 137, 196 were alerted for a structure fire in the area of Ross Rd & E Lemington Ave. St.221 confirmed a working fire with smoke visible from their station. 221EN arrived on scene with smoke and fire showing from the structure. AC911 reported possible entrapment. 221EN deployed an attack line and conducted a primary search to check for any victims, none were found. 516FM arrived on scene and assumed IC. Truck 227 and Truck 225 arrived on scene. Truck 225 secured a water supply. Truck 227 was tasked to ventilate the roof. 137 & 196 crew arrived and staged for RIT. IC was transferred to 227CHF. Stations 222 & 223 were brought to the scene. As conditions inside deteriorated, all crews were evacuated from the building and Truck 225 operated its master stream till the fire was brought under control. The Penn Hills Fire Marshal is investigating the cause of the fire.

Command: 227CHF

Operations: 221 Deputy

Units: 221EN, 221SQ, 222EN1, 222SQ, 223EN, 223MP, 225TK, 227TK, 227SS, PHFM, PHPD, PHEMS, RH200

Stand By Companies: St.224, St.285, St.233

150-blk Everglade Dr – Below Grade Rescue

Shortly after 1pm Rescue companies from 227, 223, 222 were alerted for a person that fell over a hillside in the 150-blk of Everglade Dr. 227CHF arrived on scene and confirmed the patient was over the hillside. PHEMS made their way carefully down the hill to start patient care while Rescue Companies worked together to set up rope systems to retrieve the patient. Crews successfully brought the patient up from the hillside. The patient was transported to a local trauma center with non-life threatening injuries.

Command: 227 CHF

Operations: 516FM

Units: 227RQ, 227TK, 227SS, 223EN2, 222RQ, 222SS, PHFM, PHEMS, PHPD

500-blk Unity Center Rd – Residential Structure Fire

Thursday morning around 6am, Stations 222, 223, 227 were requested to assist Plum Boro at a structure fire in the 500-blk of Unity Center Rd. 227TK crew was tasked with assisting 194EN crew on the 2nd floor extinguishing the fire and checking for extension. Units operated on scene for about 90mins. No injuries were reported, and the ACFM is investigating the cause of the fire.

Command: 233 Chief

Units: 233EN, St.234, 235EN1, 223EN2, St.195, 236TK, 222EN1, 227TK, 216TK, WMRQ78,

Stand By:  St.306

1500-blk Universal Rd – Residential Structure Fire

Shortly before 2am, Stations 227, 223, 222, 225, 196 were alerted for flames coming from a house near the intersection of Universal Rd near Keefer Dr. 227Capt arrived on scene with flames from the roof and confirmed all occupants were out of the building. 227EN arrived on scene and crews secured a water supply. 227, 223, 222 deployed attack lines and started to contain the fire. 225EN crew arrived and started laddering the building. 196RQ arrived on scene and crews staged for RIT. Crews extinguished the fire within 30mins, and operated on scene for about an hour later.

Command: 227 Assistant

Operations: 227 Captain

Units:227EN, 223EN1, 223EN2, 222RQ, 222SS, 225EN, 196RQ, PHFM, PHPD, PHEMS

Stand-By: St.221, St.224, St.285

200-blk Lott Rd – Commercial Structure Fire

Shortly after 1am Stations 223, 227, 222, 225, were alerted for flames coming from the loading dock of a commercial structure at 234 Lott Rd (Gupta Paramold). 223Ast & 227TK arrived on scene with smoke and flames showing. Command requested 195 Tanker and 196 for RIT. Once crews forced the front gate that gave responding units access to the rear of the building. 227EN secured a water supply to 227TK. 227TK & 195TN crew went to the roof for ventilation. Crews quickly brought the flames under control. Crews from all companies operated on scene for about 3 hours and ventilated the smoke condition in the building. No injuries were reported. Penn Hills Fire Marshal is investigating the cause of the fire.

Command: 223 Chief

Units: 223EN, 223MP, 227TK, 227EN, 227RQ, 222EN, 222RQ, 225SS, 196RQ, 195TN, PHPD, PHEMS, PHFM