This morning at 04:23 Engine 34 transferred into Tunnelton-Conemaugh Twp VFD for coverage of the area, while crews from northern Westmoreland County & Southern Indiana County battled a structure fire in Avonmore Boro.
As severe evening storms rolled through our area and the County was getting pounded with storm-related calls, Unity Twp fire crews were sent to the Mountain View Speedway for a lightning strike with smoke in the building.
At 15:49 Engine 34 operated 2nd due on the outbuilding (shed) fire in Salem Twp, 59's District. Crews arrived to find fire in the small structure that was struck by lightning. The Engine crew assisted with suppression, overhaul & ventilation.
This evening after returning from decon training @ the airport, Engine & Rescue 34 took in a vehicle fire in 114's district. Crews had an SUV well involved in the middle of the street. Units out 45 mins.
At 18:35 Engine & Rescue 34 operated at a small kitchen fire in 71's District. Crews found the fire extinguished by the homeowner. The Engine crew assisted with overhaul and ventilation. The Rescue crew assisted with manpower.
At 13:43 this afternoon Rescue 34 operated as the Rapid Intervention Team on an attic fire in the City of Greensburg. City crews had a quick knockdown and the incident was scaled back shortly thereafter.
Overnight at 03:09 Rescue & Utility 34 assisted on a Vehicle Accident on Route 982, Derry Twp (71 District), where the vehicle hit a pole & a tree, pinning both the driver & passenger. Rescue crews worked for a half hour to extricate the passenger, who was flown to a Pittsburgh trauma c...
At 11:05 Rescue 34 operated at a Vehicle Accident on Route 981 in New Alex Boro. Rescue 77 stabilized the vehicle and removed a door to gain access to the confined patient. Rescue 34 arrived 2nd due & assisted with patient packaging & extrication, along with fluid control.
At 11:14 Rescue 34 operated at a small fire in 91's District. 1st arriving units found fire travelling up the exterior of the residence. Crews knocked down the fire and opened up, checking for extension.
At 16:20 Rescue 34 operated at a house fire in the city of Greensburg. Crews had a 2-story dwelling with fire on all floors. The crew set up RIT operations and secured utilities to the structure. Units out 2 hrs.
At 20:30 Crews from 34 & 114 were alerted to assist EMS with a child injured in a horse riding accident. Rescue 34 arrived to find the patient out in a wooded area with limited access. The crew met up with EMS and began stabilizing and treating the patient for a serious leg injury.
At 12:25 Rescue & Utility 34 operated at a 2-Vehicle Accident with 1 pinned on the east side of town, just below the fire station. The crew stabilized the vehicle and extricated the occupant by removing the sunroof, windshield, 2 posts, section of roof & section of passenger door.
At 18:48 area fire crews from Unity and Hempfield were alerted for the House Fire in the Charter Oak section of Unity Twp (District 91). Crews arrived to find a 1-story with fire in the attic, breaking thru the roof.
This morning at 04:24 Rescue 34 was alerted to assist at a structure fire in Derry Boro. Crews had fire in a large 3-story house. The crew operated as the RIT Team while crews extinguished the remainder of the fire and performed overhaul.
At 00:53 crews were alerted for the House Fire on Route 819 North of the village of Forbes Road. 1st arriving Engine 90 found a 2-story heavily involved, unable to make entry inside. Crews began setting up a water supply and mounting an exterior attack, as reports were coming in with persons insid...
Rescue 34 operated at a 2-Alarm fire this afternoon in the City of Greensburg. Crews had a large, 3-story apartment building, with fire on the 2nd & 3rd floor and attic. The Rescue crew initially assisted with RIT & throwing ladders, was then assigned exterior suppression on Side A, before...