On Monday afternoon, Stations 226, 227, 223, 195 were alerted for a large amount of smoke in the area of Thompson Run Rd. 226EN investigated and found a working commercial structure fire at the vacant Atlas Cement plant. Due to a lack of available water 195TN, 235TN, WMTN78 were requested for water supply. 226EN deployed multiple attack lines staffed by numerous Penn Hills Fire Stations. Crews worked for six (6) hours in 90+ degree temperatures. Only one (1) minor injury was reported. Penn Hills & Allegheny County Fire Marshal’s Office are investigating the cause of the fire.
Command: 227 Chief (Jeffcoat)
Water Operations: 233 Chief/227 Assistant
Units: 226EN, 227EN, 227RQ, 223EN1, 223EN2, 221EN2, 222EN1, 222SQ, 224EN1, 225EN, 285SQ, 195TN, 235TN, WMTN78, PHFM, ACFM, PHEMS, MEMS
Stand-By Companies: 196, 216, 137, 233