Capsized raft and multiple wires down

Posted: July 27, 2012 in Uncategorized

7/26/12- At 1735, Units were dispatched for 2 rafts seen going over the dam at lock 4 in Harrison. 167 boat/Squad, and Rescue 1 immediatly went enroute. 281 fire boat went enroute shortly after. 167 boat/squad dropped the cheif off at the lock gate and continued into the Tarentum marina and rescue 1 behind River Road. 281 fire boat arrived in the area and started to sweep the river and found nothing and 167 boat was told to hold their location at the marina. Witnesses stated that the rafts came from upriver and stated the didnt see any occupants went they went over. After searching the area from the water and shore with nothing found, all units cleared the scene.

(Units responding-167 Boat/Squad,167 rescue 1, Medic 111, 168 special services, 281 fire boat, 112 boat.)

167 also ran multiple wires and trees down throughout the afternoon including a tree on wires on opal court, tree and wire down on a vehicle on high street, and a tree on the roadway on Burtner road.

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