April 19th – Oven Fire

At 257pm we were alerted to a reported oven fire at an apartment in Aspen Woods.  Truck 3-1 with staffing of 4, Engines 1 and 2 with a total staffing of 5, 3 Deputy and 3 Battalion responded.  3 Capt. arrived on the scene with a 2 story apartment style…

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Other April 15th Incidents

At 0830hrs while Rescue 3-1 was enroute to the Solomon Run station, they were notified of a vehicle accident with injury called in by 28 Deputy.  The rescue responded with 2 to find 1 vehicle into the guardrail on the 56 bypass just off of Rt 219.  Upon arrival it…

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April 15th – Smoke in the structure @ Business Records Management

At 0716hrs a dispatch was received for Smoke in the structure at BRM on Eisenhower Blvd (a 2 story, document storage and document management warehouse).  3 Chief, Truck 3-1 and Engine 3-1 responded with a total of 9; Engine 3-3 responded with 1.  Truck 3-1 arrived and setup on the…

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April 14th – Gas Odor Inside 5 Guys

At 1935 hours a dispatch was received for an odor of gas inside of 5 Guys restaurant.  Truck 3-1 and Engine 3-1 responded with a total of 11.  Engine 3-2 responded with 2 and Engine 3-3 responded with 5.  Truck 3-1 took the address and sent a crew to the…

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Motorcycle Accident – April 13 @ 0042hrs

Crews responded to a motorcycle accident on Eisenhower Blvd. Upon arrival, crews found 1 operator on the roadway with severe injuries (a medical command physician was requested to the scene) and a motorcycle about 10 feet over an embankment on fire. As the rescue crew tended to the patient, the…

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Truck, Rescue, Engine and Chief head to Windber for the house

Around 1300 hours station 3 was activated for a house fire in Windber. Police on scene advised of a working fire. Truck arrived on scene as 2nd due truck and 3rd arriving unit. Truck crew assisted interior with opening up and locating the fire. The rescue arrived on scene and…

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Chimney Fires and Portage Box Alarm to Start the Week

The week starts out busy for the RTFD with 2 Chimney Fires, one in the 633 1st Due and one in the 20-02 Box. 633 and 626 (Central City) handled the 1st Chimney Fire on Saturday evening, and Truck 3-1, Engines 1,2, and 3 responded to assist Station 20 (Riverside)…

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Volunteers head to Monroeville 5 and Berwyn Heights MD for Ride Alongs

This weekend, 3 volunteers from the RTFD headed out to Monroeville Fire Station 5 for a ride-a-long. While there, crews exchanged tactics and knowledge while staffing Truck 5 and Rescue Engine 5-1. Three more volunteers are currently riding along with Berwyn Heights (PG County MD) on Rescue Squad 14 and…

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