Station was dispatched around 2100 hours for one Engine to move to Westmoreland County Station 31 while they operated on a 2 vehicle accident with entrapment. Engine 22 responded with 4, crews remained on standby for 4 hours and would clear with no further incidents.
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Around 1700 hours station 22 was dispatched to the 300blk of 7th Street in the Borough for a 1 vehicle into a building unknow on injuries. Chief 22 arrived on location to find 1 vehicle into building with live wires down and also one female with minor injuries. Attack 22 and Utility 22 arrived on scene crews went to work stabilizing the vehicle and patient care. Engine 22 arrived and set up traffic control at 7th Street and Lincoln Ave. Crews remained on location for west Penn Power. Crews clear...
Around 15:30 Station 22 was dispatched to the Boat Launch in Lower Speers to standby with boat 22 for a possible jumper on the railed road Trussell next to the Speers Bridge. While enroute Command 105 Requested Boat 22 to move to the Belle Vernon boat launch to standby with Westmoreland Boat 31 and Boat 103. Crews operated for about 2 1/2 hours before the man was talked down of the trussell by police. Units involvedWestmoreland Companies 105(Rostraver Central)31 (Webster)103 (Col...
At 15:09 Station 22 was Dispatched along with 47,33,17, & Rit 11 to Fallowfield Township for smoke in a structure fire. Engine 22 along with Utility 22 Responded with a total of 4. While Enroute Lieut 11-1 arrived on scene with a heavy smoke condition Upgrading this to a working fire. 47 and 11 were able to put a quick knock down on the fire keeping it to one room in the house. 22 units arrived and assisted with overhaul . All 22 units cleared at 16:20 Photo Credits: Snapshot 47 &...
At 01:24 Station 22 was Dispatched along with 47,33,17, & Rit 11 to Wilson Ave in Fallowfield Township For a Reported abandoned House Fire. Capt 47-2 arrived on scene with a working fire. Engine 22 was first due engine in and began attacking the fire. Once other units arrived crews were able to make entry inside the house. Once in the house crews were able to knock down the rest of the fire. Engine 22 operated on scene for about 2 1/2 hours before returning in service. Photo Credit : Sn...
Engine and Truck 22 along with our first alarm was dispatched this evening for a electrical fire in the 300 block of Pennsylvania Ave.The engine crew was quickly able to mitigate the hazard and scaled back the alarm to on scene units. No injuries were reported and units cleared in approximately 30 minutes.
Early Wednesday afternoon Truck, Engine, and Attack 22 responded to a reported structure fire in the 300 block of Isabella Ave in the Borough of North Charleroi. Great job to all the crews that responded and due to the quick and collaborated response the fire damage was kept minimal. Several pets were rescued and treated at the scene with the pet oxygen masks that were recently donated. No injuries were reported. Responding companies; Lock # 4, Charleroi, ...
This evening station 22 was dispatched to assist Fallowfield Twp. on a barn fire on Kenndy Rd. Eng. 22 was currently standing by in Fayette Co. 4 and was diverted to the scene along with Attack 22 and Truck 22 from the station. Crews arrived on scene with a fully involved barn fire with a large brush fire spreading up the hill. Several area departments were called in to assist in containing the brush fire, due to the low humidity and strong winds. Thanks to West Brownsvil...
Great job to all crews that worked the Nathan Goff Apartment fire today (22,33,47,17,4,81-2,63, Mon Valley EMS). Originally dispatched as a smell of something burning, light smoke coming from a light fixture on the 6th floor. After investigating found to be a working apartment fire on the 4th floor. There were no visible signs of a fire nor did the buildings fire alarm activate until the door to the 4th floor apartment was opened. Crews made quick work of the fire and kept the damage to the apar...
The Engine and Truck crews were dispatched shortly after lunch today to the old oil reserve plant for a outside oil tank fire.Contractors were on site dismantling a believed to be empty tank when the residual contents had caught fire. Crews arrived on scene and had the fire under control within 15 minutes.Assisting were Mon Valley EMS, Charleroi Regional Police and the DEP.
Newspaper article by Rick Schrum of the Observer ReporterA predawn blaze Sunday displaced residents of a two-story apartment building in North Charleroi.Mike Castner, chief of Lock Four Volunteer Fire Co., said the fire broke out shortly before 6 a.m. on Locust Lane. He said there were no injuries, but all residents of the 12-unit structure were evacuated and utilities were shut off. He said the state police fire marshal determined the cause to be electrical.James Agostoni, o...
Water is on a continual downward slope on the Monongahela River this evening. We experienced moderate flooding along Monongahela Ave & Water Street in the Boro. late lastnight and early this morning. We helped pump out several basements and during the rise we assisted homeowners moving personal belongings to a safe haven. We also cleared the roadway from mud and debris on Monongahela Ave. making the roadway passable. Thanks again to the assistance from Monessen VFD #2 Hilltop for pumps and m...
Earlier this morning we were alerted to assist Fallowfield Twp. with a reported Structure Fire with entrapment on RiverView Ave. First units arriving on scene reported a working fire, later information given that contact was made with the homeowner. Responding Company's along with the Charleroi Fire District (47 Fallowfield Twp, 22 Lock Four, 33 Charleroi, 17 Stockdale) was 11 Bentleyville's Rapid Intervention Team, Tanker 46 Valley Inn, & Tanker 42 Washington Twp was also called in ...
This evening we were alerted for a vehicle accident, vehicle over a hillside in the 800 block of Center Ave. The location of the vehicle ended up being in the parking lot of Nathan Goff Apts, with the vehicle into a guardrail. Scene safety was established and all hazards were were cleaned up. 22A-1 on scene with command.
This evening we were dispatched for a gas odor at Nathan Goff Apartments on the first floor. Our crew investigated an odor that was evident; a small gasoline leak was found in the maintenance room. The leak was contained and cleaned up, we vented the building and all readings were negative, we remained on scene for approximately 1.2hrs.
204 entries in the Call History
Chief Fred Schwalb
1st Asst Chief Tim Marsich
2nd Asst Chief Dave Deffenderfer
1st Capt Brandon Schwalb
1st Lieut Dave Gray
2nd Lieut Tristan Lantz
Safety Officer Bill Castner Sr
Fire Ground 1--153.8300
Fire Ground 2--158.9175
Fire Ground 3--153.0800
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