This evening Engine & Rescue 34 operated at a Vehicle Accident in the 2600 block of Route 119 in Crabtree. Crews found 1 vehicle into a pole, the operator self-extricated and several sets of power lines down, closing the roadway. Units out 3 hrs.
This morning at 07:49 Rescue 34 operated as the RIT company on a fire at the Hempfield Industrial Complex (23 District). Crews had fire in a paint booth that extended into the walls and up the exhaust system to the roof.
At 13:19 crews were alerted for the House Fire along Route 22 just east of New Alexandria, Derry Twp (71 District). Engine 77 arrived with a working fire in a 1-story block structure & put a line in service on the fire.
This afternoon at 17:33 Engine 34 operated on the Haz-Mat incident in 114's District, where a vehicle slid on the ice and ran over a gas meter, causing a leak. The Engine crew assisted with lighting and checking local residences for elevated readings with negative results.
Our 2nd fire of the day at 15:23 took us to Derry Twp (71 District) for the House Fire. 1st arriving crews were met with a rapidly growing basement fire that was being fanned by windy conditions. Once again the extreme cold played havoc on trucks & equipment.
At 01:06 crews were alerted to the Salemville section of Salem Twp (90 District) for the House Fire with Entrapment. Engine 34 & Engine 90 arrived simultaneously to find a 2-story duplex with heavy fire on both sides.
Just before midnight crews were alerted to the Kingston area of Derry Twp (71 District) for the House Fire. 1st arriving crews found a 2-story single-family dwelling with fire on both floors. Rescue 34 split crews providing RIT, throwing ladders and assisting interior with suppression & ventil...
This evening Engine & Rescue 34 operated at a Vehicle Accident in the 2600 block of Route 119 in Crabtree. Crews found 1 vehicle into a pole, the operator self-extricated and several sets of power lines down, closing the roadway.
This morning at 06:46 Engine 34 responded into Hannastown for a small Porch Fire. Crews extinguished the fire, checked for extension and ventilated smoke from the residence. Units on the scene: 75, 34, 84, 90.
This afternoon at 15:00 crews were alerted for a House Fire in the Village of Hostetter, Unity Twp (73 District). 1st arriving companies found a 2-story residence with fire on both floors. Rescue 34 operated as the RIT company for about an hour.
This morning at 08:53 Rescue 34 operated at a Crash w/Entrapment on Route 22 (77 District). Crews found a vehicle that hit the rear-end of a flatbed truck and overturned, trapping the driver. Crews stabilized the vehicle and removed a door to extricate.
This morning at 08:45 area fire crews were alerted to the Unity Twp Municipal Building for a Structure Fire (114 District). 1st arriving units found the block-long public works building heavily involved and began a defensive attack, setting up multiple water sources.
At 22:08 Engine & Rescue 34 operated at a Vehicle Accident on the Latrobe-Crabtree Road (114 District). Crews secured the vehicles, controlled the hazards, removed a door for extrication and assisted EMS with evaluating and treating 4 patients.
Rescue 34 operated at 2 fires today in the City of Greensburg. The first coming in the afternoon at a 3-story commercial Victorian-style with fire in the walls and smoke throughout. The second in the evening at a 2-story residential with fire on the 1st floor.
Things got started at 08:00 this morning where the Rescue & Engine ran an overturned vehicle on Twin Lakes Road in Unity Twp. The crews secured the vehicle, attended to the injured, set up traffic control and cut a tree that was knocked over onto the roadway.
This afternoon at 13:53 area companies were alerted to a Garage Fire on Saxman Rd, Unity Twp (114 District). Engines 114 & 34 arrived to find a 2-car garage with fire showing. The Engine crew split, going interior, throwing ladders and setting up a water supply.
This morning at 08:59 Crabtree & surrounding companies operated at a Vehicle Accident on Route 119 in Center Crabtree where a tractor trailer hauling coal dust lost control, hitting a wall, a house, overturning spilling its load and bringing down power lines.
This afternoon Rescue 34 worked a Vehicle Accident on Route 22 in Salem Twp (90 District). Crews stabilized the vehicles, put the tools to work to extricate 2 patients, assisted EMS with treating and packaging the injured, along with setting up a landing zone, controlling the fluids and removing th...
Rescue 34 operated as the RIT company at another overnight fire, this time in the City of Greensburg. Initial crews made a quick knock of the fire in the 2nd floor kitchen area of a popular eatery. Units out 1 hr.