EMS adds new, 5th Ambulance

Posted: March 16, 2017 in Uncategorized

Citizens Hose Ems is proud to announce we will be adding a 5th ambulance to our Ems fleet. The new truck is a 2016 Chevrolet/McCoy-Miller. It will be getting lettered and stocked over the next few weeks and will be licensed as an ALS unit with the PA Department of health.

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2017 Line Officers

Posted: December 29, 2016 in Uncategorized

2017 Line Officers

  • Fire Chief- Sean Jones
  • Asst. Chief of Fire- Todd Allen
  • Deputy Chief- Matt Barch
  • Asst. Chief of Ems- Jim Erb
  • Captain- Tanner Murray
  • 1st Lieutenant- Amber Lang
  • 2nd Lieutenant- Vacant
  • Safety Officer- Bob Griffin
  • Accountability -Mike Angelus
  • Fire Police Captain- Sandy Frantz
  • Fire Police Lieutenant- Mike Angelus
  • Head Engineer- Alan Fisher
  • 1st Asst. Engineer- Gary Snow
  • 2nd Asst Engineer- Jim Hasson

5/31/16- At 1257 today, 167 Rit along with 280,281,282, 134 and 112 Rehab were alerted to Resco Refractories, West 6th Avenue in the Boro of Tarentum for an industrial kiln on fire. 280 Truck arrived on scene to find smoke coming from the structure and fire under control, command requesting all units to proceed non-emergency. 167 RIT arrived and staged with 167 Deputy taking RIT Ops. 167 operated on scene until being released by command shortly after. Allegheny Ludlum Fire Brigade (396 Eng 2) also made the call.

Apartment Building Fire (RIT)

Posted: February 19, 2016 in Uncategorized

2/19/16- At 0218, The Tarentum companies along with 167 RIT were dispatched to 806 Creek Street for an Apartment on fire. While units were going enroute, Police arrived on scene and stated heavy fire coming from 2 apartments on the first division. 167 Rescue Engine (w/full crew) and the squad arrived on scene and staged RIT near the first division. Units quickly extinguished the fire without any incidents. 167 RIT was released shortly after. 280 Held command through the incident.

Dwelling Fire

Posted: January 10, 2016 in Uncategorized

1/9/16- At 2010 units were alerted to 35 Pine St for a Residential Structure Fire bringing 167,168,169,112 and 110 Ems. 112 Engine along with 167 Engine w/full crews quickly went enroute. 167 Engine picked up the hydrant and arrived on scene with 112 Engine to find a single story residential with heavy smoke showing, 167 Chief assuming command. 281 RIT along with 280 Truck (on the fill) were requested at this time. Interior crews made a quick hit on the fire and brought it under control shortly after. Command was transferred to 168 Assistant and 167 cleared the scene shortly after.

 

Dwelling Fire

Posted: January 10, 2016 in Uncategorized

1/4/16- At 1412 the general alarm was struck for 1119 Dallas Ave for a house on fire. 167 Engine and Ambulance 112 quickly went enroute within minutes of dispatch. 112 arrived on scene and stated working house fire in the rear with exposures on either side of the structure. A 2nd alarm was quickly struck bringing 280 Truck, 281 Engine/Rit and 112 Engine/Rehab. 167 engine arrived on scene with the hydrant and had a hose line crew make access through the front door. 169 arrived in the rear of the residence and provided suppression. Units operated on scene for a few hours before clearing. 167 Deputy held command throughout the incident.

2016 Line Officers

Posted: December 11, 2015 in Uncategorized

Chief- Sean Jones
Asst Chief- Todd Allen
Deputy Chief- Matt Barch
Asst Ems Chief- Matt Rusiewicz
Captain- Tanner Murray
1st Lieutenant- Brian Shumaker
2nd Lieutenant- Amber Lang