Members from the 1 House enjoyed the Monroeville firework display as they stood by at the Monroeville Mall. nbspCompany 1 would like to wish everyone a safe and happy 4th of July
Shortly before 1am Companies 4 5 1 Command 32 and Rescue 6 for RIT were dispatched to a stove fire at a garden apartment building. nbspEngine 41 arrived on scene and reported nothing showing from side Alpha. nbspOnce crew made entry they reported a working stove fire in the apartment. C-10 assumed command and sent Quint 1A in to assist Engine 41s crew with interior operations while Quint 1B threw ladders to the building. nbspEngine 41 quickly extinguished the fire with an inch and 34 line. nbspQuint 1 amp Truck 5 assisted Engine 41s crew with ventilation and crews were clear of the scene within 45 minutes.pp
pnbspWhile the Monroeville Fire Companies were in the 4th of July Parade Stations 1 3 6 Truck 4 amp Truck 5 were dispatched for Natural Gas inside of JC Penny. nbspSeveral units exited the parade procession and responded to JC Penny. nbspC-14 Capt. Sonafelt had command and sent units inside of the building to investigate. nbspIt was found that the gas was traveling through the air vents inside of the store and units were sent to the roof as well. nbspThe source was found to be a pipe that was leaking the gas was shut off and the gas company was notified.br typemozp
nbspCrews took advantage of the nice weather this evening before the storms started to roll in. nbspCrews went over aerial and roof operations. nbspThank you to Lt. Reed for putting together the training on such short notice.
Today crews started the day by manning the apparatus for Monroevilles annual 4th of July Parade. nbspThe rain held off and the parade was a huge success. nbspThank you to all members for staffing the apparatus as Company 1 helped Monroeville commemorate the adoption of the Declaration of Independence.pp
The 1 House was kept busy this month responding to 62 fire calls and 112 ambulance calls. nbspWith a total of 174 calls for the month crews were averaging almost 6 calls a day. nbspA huge thank you to all members who kept up with the busy month and crewed the truckspp
Companies 3 amp 1 were dispatched to a single vehicle accident which had rolled over. C-34 arrived on scene first and confirmed it was a single vehicle with heavy damage from the roll over. nbspC-34 updated Medic 18 that the driver was self extricated however did have multiple lacerations. nbspMedic 18 arrived on scene and began treating the patient who was transported to a local hospital. nbsp
For this evenings drill Deputy Chief Lieb educated our members on different types of building construction and what tactics to utilize on the different building types. nbspAfter building construction Chief Reed and Deputy Chief Cole went over safe and effective aerial ladder operations specifically concentrating on short-jacking the Quint. nbspShort-jacking is a way to be able to utilize the aerial device in a location that does not have proper clearances. nbspThank you to all members who attended tonights drill.pp
Companies 1 3 6 and T-4 were dispatched for a reported small fire in the basement of a commercial building on Monroeville Blvd. nbspQuint 1 arrived on scene and sent a crew in to investigate. nbspThe interior crew found a pump on a compressor on fire and the room charged with smoke. nbspThe fire was quickly extinguished and Truck 4s crew helped Quint 1 ventilate the basement. nbspCrews were clear of the scene in a half an hour and all units were placed back in service.pp
Companies 4 5 1 Command 32 and company 6 for RIT were dispatched for a commercial fire with smoke on the 3rd floor of an office building on Monroeville Blvd. nbspEngine 42 arrived on scene. nbspC-42 had command and reported nothing showing. nbspEngine 42 sent a crew in to investigate the 3rd floor. nbspQuint 1 was the next unit on scene and was instructed to send a crew to the 4th floor to investigate. Interior crews discovered a breaker box was overloaded and was the cause of the smoke on the third floor. nbspPower was isolated to the breaker box and C-42 placed all units back in service.pp
At 1149 Company 1 was dispatched for a 3 vehicle accident with injuries. nbspMedic 18 arrived on scene and reported there were 2 cars with moderate damage and 1 car with heavy front end damage. nbspEngine 12 blocked the roadway and mitigated fluids while Ambulance 19 assessed another patient. nbspMedic 18 took one patient to a local hospital. nbspCrews were on scene for approximately a half an hour. nbsppp
nbspAt approximately 2325 Company 6 was notified of smoke in the area in the 3900 block of William Penn Highway. nbspUpon C-61s arrival he requested the whole assignment. nbspCompanies 1 5 T-4 C-32 and Company 4 for RIT were dispatched. nbspQuint 1 investigated Golden Corral while other companies investigated Red Lobster. nbspThe smoke was found to be coming from Red Lobster due to a faulty exhaust fan. nbspCommand was terminated and units were put back in service. nbspCrews were on scene for approximately a half an hour.nbsppp
divfont size2span stylefont-size 10ptSome members of Station 1 attended a cryogenic tanker training class at Pitcairn VFD 1. The class discussed how to handle a variety of emergency incidents involving these trucks. Cryogenic Transport Inc. Linde Gases provided a tanker for demonstration. Also in attendance were Pitcairn 2 and United.nbsp Thanks to Station 229 for setting the class up and for the invite. brspanfontdivpp
nbspLt. Reed led the company drill tonight which consisted of High Rise Evolutions in the rain. nbspAlthough the weather was not the best everyone learned a lot from this evenings drill. nbspThank you to all members who participated.
Quint 1 was requested into Turtle Creek for a report of a residential structure fire on Watson Drive. nbspQuint 1 arrived on scene and was instructed to begin Truck operations. nbspThe aerial was placed to the roof and Quint 1s crew was sent to the second division to conduct a search and to ventilate. nbspThe fire was extinguished and Quint 1s crew helped with overhaul and ventilation efforts. nbspCrews were clear of the scene shortly after an hour later.