1220 Robina Dr – Structure Fire

11/23/15 Monday afternoon companies 221, 225, 222, 227TK, & 137RIT were alerted for a reported Commercial Structure Fire, structure filling with smoke. 221 Chief arrivied with a 2 story apartment/boarding house with heavy smoke pushing from the Bravo side and several people outside. One of the occupants reported there were people still inside on the 2nd floor. 221 Chief assumed Hilda Command. 221EN2 arrived with crews stretching a 1.75 preconnect and establishing a water supply to the hydrant several doors down. 221SQD arrived and was tasked with search & rescue. 225TK positioned side A/B it’s crew threw their rig’s ground ladders and assisted the 221EN2 crew on making the push to extinguish the fire. Interior SQD reported two occupants located in second floor hallway, and were assisting them outside through an exit on the Charlie side. Interior found a mattress fire in a rear bedroom, requesting the line charged. 137RIT arrived and staged on the Alpha side for RIT Ops. 227TK arrived on scene and went to work laddering the rest of the structure, then assisted in the operations on 2nd floor. Crews made a fast knock on the fire and checked for extension. 227TK was reassigned to ventilate with ppv fans with 137EN assisting. 516FM was requested to the scene for investigation.

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10700-Blk Frankstown Rd – Vehicle Fire

On Monday afternoon, Station 225 & 227 were alerted for a vehicle on fire in the 10700-blk of Frankstown Rd. PHPD arrived on scene and confirmed the vehicle on fire. 227EN arrived on scene and crews pulled an attack line and began extinguishing the fire. 225EN arrived on scene and assisted with extinguishing the fire. The roadway was reopened after about 20mins. No injuries were reported.

Command: 225 Chief
Units: 225EN, 225SS, 227EN, 227UT, PHPD

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320-blk Beulah Rd – Rollover Possible Entrapment

On Friday morning Stations 225 & 227 were alerted for a vehicle rollover with possible entrapment in the 320-blk of Beulah Rd. Units arrived on scene and found one vehicle on its roof, the driver was able to exit the vehicle under their own power and was evaluated by PHEMS. Units remained on scene for lighting and fluid containment. PHPD is investigating the cause of the accident.

Command: 225 Chief
Units: 225EN, 227RQ, PHEMS, PHPD

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1967 San Juan St – Residential Structure Fire

On Thursday morning, Stations 221, 222, 225, 227, 137 were alerted for a house on fire at the intersection of San Juan & Doak St. PHPD arrived on scene and confirmed the house on fire. 221EN arrived on scene and crew started pulling attack lines. 225TK set up on the “delta” side. 137EN established a secondary water supply. Crews from all company operated hand lines for over an hour. PHFM is investigating the cause of the fire.

Command: 221 Deputy (Jasper)
Units: 221EN, 225EN, 225TK, 227TK, 227EN, 222EN, 224EN, 137RQ, 137EN, PHFM, PHPD, PHEMS, EAPHS, Murrysville Medic 1.

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9010 Frankstown Rd – Smoke In The Structure

On Monday afternoon stations 225, 221, 227, 222 were alerted for smoke in the structure of Family Dollar. 221EN arrived on scene with smoke inside the building and crews started investigating. 227TK took a position on the “A” side of the building and crews went to the roof to investigate. 222EN arrived on scene and stood by at the hydrant. Crews checked the entire building and found an exterior sign that was smoking. Power was isolated to the sign. The building was turned back over to management for them to make repairs.

Command: 227 Chief (Jeffcoat)
Operations: 221 Chief (Snyder)
Units: 221EN, 221UT, 222EN1, 227TK, 227EN, 227UT, St.225, PHFM, PHEMS
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Long Rd Pump Station – Commerical Structure Fire

On Friday Stations 227 & 225 were alerted for a fire alarm at Long Rd Pump Station. 227 Chief arrived on scene with smoke showing from one of the pump houses. The alarm was upgraded bringing 222, 223, 196 to the call. 227TK arrived on scene and forced entry to the front door. Crews pulled an attack line and proceeded 3 stories below grade to the fire. 225EN arrived on scene and crew assisted the interior crews and established a water supply to 227TK. The power was isolated to the building. Crews found an industrial pump motor on fire. The fire was quickly extinguished. Crews from 223 and 227 started ventilation. The ACFM is investigating the cause of the fire.

Command: 227 Chief (Jeffcoat)
Units: 227CV, 227TK, 227EN, 225EN, 225TK, 223EN, 196RQ, St.222, PHEMS, PHPD, ACFM IMG_3770

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7900-blk Lincoln Rd – Residential Structure Fire

On Sunday evening, Stations 221, 222, 225, 227, 137 were alerted for a house on fire in the 7900-blk of Lincoln Rd. 221EN2 arrived on scene and confirmed smoke and flames from the 2nd floor. Crews went defensive till 222EN established a water supply to 221EN2. 227TK & 227EN arrived and crews started laddering the building. Crews had the fire knocked down quickly and checked for hot spots. No injuries were reported. PHFM is investigating the cause of the fire.

Command: 227 Chief (Jeffcoat)
Units: 221SQ, 221EN2, 222EN1, 222EN2, 225EN, 227TK, 227EN, 227RQ, PHPD, PHEMS, PHFM.

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9800 Frankstown Rd – Acc w/injs Veh on Fire

At the start of rush hour, Stations 225 & 227 were alerted for a vehicle into a utility pole. While units were responding, AC911 stated the occupants of the vehicle were out of the vehicle and the vehicle and pole were on fire. 227 Chief had an additional Engine added to the assignment bringing 221 to the call. Crews from 225 & 227 had a quick knock down of the fire. Additional crew from 227 & 221 started patient care. The patient was transported to a local trauma center with serious injuries.

Command: 225 Chief
Units: 225EN, 227RQ, 221SQ, PHPD, MD951, MEMS

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4237 Verona Rd – Vehicle Accident w/Entrapment

Around 12:30am on Saturday morning, Stations 225, 227 were alerted for a two (2) vehicle accident with rollover and entrapment. 227 Chief arrived on scene with PHEMS and discovered one (1) vehicle on its side and the driver leg was trapped under the vehicle. 225 pulled an attack line due to the vehicle smoking. 227RQ arrived on scene and crews stabilized the vehicle. Shortly after the driver was freed from the vehicle, crews assisted PHEMS with patient care. Two (2) patients were transported to local trauma centers. PHPD is investigating the cause of the accident.

Command: 227 Chief (Jeffcoat)
Units: 225EN, 225SS, 227RQ, 227CV, 227SS, PHPD, PHEMS, WHEMS

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