Flooding Details

Posted: July 20, 2012 in Uncategorized

7/19/12- At 1458, Units were dispatched to the Highlands High School for a vehicle filing up with water and 2 people trapped inside. 114 arrived on scene and reported both occupants out of the vehicle and requested 168 nonemergency for traffic control and held all other units. (units alerted- 167 Rescue, 167 Boat, 110 ems, Station 168, 112 Boat, 281 Boat

At 1514, while 114 was clearing the oringinal flooding call they arrived on scene in the plaza in front of UPMC Multispecalty with approximatly 40-50 vehicles with water up to the doors. 167 rescue and 167 engine arrived onscene and secured the area and started to pump the flood water to a working storm drain. All 167 Units cleared after the water had receded.

(Units on scene- 167 Rescue 1, 167 Engine, Ambulance 114)

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