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

02/07/15:  At 1739 hours today, Harrison Twp. units were dispatched to Dlubak Glass on Saxonburg Road for a reported structure fire. Caller reporting smoke coming from the roof. 169 Rescue Chief arrived quickly to find nothing showing. 167 Engine marked en route in under 3 minutes with a full crew, and upon arrival Command placed all units in service with nothing found.

02/06/15:  At 1006 hours, Stations 167, 168, 169, and 110 EMS were alerted for a dryer on fire at 1711 Union Avenue, Harrison Township.  Chief 167 and Engine 167 (with 4) marked enroute with an update from PD of smoke showing.  Engine 167 arrived and stretched a line to the Alpha side, Chief 167 assumed Union Avenue Command.  281 RIT was added to the card.  281 Rescue arrived and stood by, along with Engine 169 and Truck 168.  Engine 167 was able to make a quick knockdown of the fire with little extension.  AC Fire Marshal is investigating.

At 1251, 167 was requested by the FM back to the scene to assist with air monitoring.  167 Engine immediately marked up and assisted on scene until released.

01/31/15:  At 1815 hours, the General Alarm was struck for a dwelling fire in the area of 45 North Canal Street in 167’s first due, bringing 167, 168, 169, and 110 EMS.  Squad 167 (Chief Jones) quickly marked enroute with County updating that the caller can see a porch on fire.  Engine 167 marked enroute with 6, and shortly after PD updated a possible recreation fire in the yard, no structure involved.  Chief 167 arrived and confirmed this, and placed the assignment in service.

1/13/15, At 1821, Captain 70 Requested 167 Rescue-Engine to Freeport VFC to standby in their station while they were working a structure fire at 904 Freeport Road in South Buffalo Twp (Armstrong Co.) involving a Box Truck that spread to a Commercial Structure. As 167 Rescue-Engine marked enroute, 220 Chief (S.Buffalo) requested 167 Rescue-Engine divert to the scene. 167 Rescue-Engine along with the Squad and Engine made the call with manpower. 167 Rescue-Engine was placed at the Alpha Delta corner and provided fire suppression for the front of the structure. 112 Engine was also requested and laid a supply line into the Rescue-Engine. 167 Rescue-Engine had master streams in place and multiple hand lines were stretched. Units had to battle freezing temperature and icy conditions on scene, which made establishing a water supply a challenge. Medic 114 was requested to the scene as well for EMS standby and rehab. Lower Kiski, Pioneer, 114 and 70-1 provided rehab for the units on scene. Units operated on scene until around 2330 before being released by Command. Multiple Departments were requested including 167-110,169 and 112 from Allegheny County. 220 Chief held command throughout the incident. Thanks to Frazer 160 and Richland 241 for covering our station while we were out!