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Medic Assist - Elizabeth Township
Friday, February 21st, 2014
13:03 Station-145 was activated for a Medic Assist / Lift Assist on Middlesex Drive in the Mt. Vernon area of Elizabeth Township. 145-Engineer responded direct to the scene. Medics cleared with a patient refusal. All units cleared.
At 0338 Station 145 was dispatched for a structure fire at the Buena Vista VFC Community Pool. Upon arrival, the pool's the bath house was fully involved. 145 Engine arrived first and crews got a quick knock down on the fire.
At 1130 this morning, Station 145 was dispatched to a vehicle rollover at Greenock Buena Vista Road and Wildcat Road in Elizabeth Township. 145 Chief arrived and reported that the vehicle was on fire, and 145 Engine arrived shortly thereafter and stretched a line.
Shortly before 10AM, Station 145 was dispatched for a residential fire alarm that was almost immediately reported false. While members were still in station, Station 145 was alerted for a motor vehicle accident with injuries near Swiss Alpine Village on Scenery Drive.
At 0935 this morning, Station 145 was alerted for a residential structure fire on Industry Road in Elizabeth Township. 145 Engine arrived on scene and began fire attack with 147 Engine who arrived shortly after.
This afternoon, Station 145 was dispatched along with Station 147 (Central) and Station 140 (Elizabeth Township) for a single vehicle crash near Butlers Golf Course on Rock Run Road. 145 Assistant arrived on scene first to report negative entrapment, and only one patient with minor injuries.
While crews from Stations 140 (Elizabeth Township), 147 (Central), WM11 (Sutersville), WM800 (Westmoreland County HAZMAT) and 440 (Allegheny County HAZMAT Red Team) were operating at a vehicle rollover with entrapment, Station 145 was dispatched for a landing zone detail at Elizabeth Forward Middle ...
On Tuesday night after wrapping up training, Firefighter Tony Lykins was headed home when he noticed a house on fire on Industry Road. He returned to the station and alerted other members. 145 Engine went en route and alerted County 911 from the scene.
02:32 - Station 145 and along with Station 147 (Central) were dispatched for a motor vehicle accident at Wildcat Rd and Greenock Buena Vista Rd. Crews arrived on scene to find a car on its side with the driver self extricated and was uninjured.
13:26 Station 145 was alerted for a residential structure fire at 545 Wolfe Drive in Elizabeth Township. 142 Truck quickly arrived on scene, and interior crews put a quick knock down on the fire. Engine 145 responded with 6 volunteers, and assisted the other Elizabeth Township companies with fire s...
23:41 Station 145 was dispatched to assist Station 147 (Central) with a commercial structure fire at the Elizabeth Township municipal garage. A police officer in the nearby station heard an explosion and reported it to Allegheny County 911.
23:08 Station 145 along with Station 139 (Elizabeth Boro) was dispatched for a call of a car in the river at the Buena Vista boat launch, which drew a full house response. Engine 145 arrived on scene and discovered that there were no occupants in the car.The car was towed out of the water by ESU 145...
15:06 Station 145 was dispatched to assist Station 147 (Central) and 140-4 (Greenock) with a vehicle into a structure at the First Commonwealth Bank on Rock Run Road. The driver of the vehicle slipped off the brake and crashed into the side of the building, trapping her leg in the process.
20:12 Station 145 was dispatched to assist Station 147 (Central) and Station 140-4 (Greenock) with a motor vehicle accident. Engine 145 was in the area and arrived on scene within 2 minutes. Crews removed hazards from the roadway and cleared about 30 minutes later.
19:42 Station 145 (Buena Vista) was dispatched to assist Station 147 (Central) and police with a search detail for a missing 13 year old autistic male in Round Hill park. 145 SQ and SOV responded to the Blue Grass Grove with 4 and reported to Command (147 Chief- Walter).
15:35 Station 145 was alerted to respond with Station 147 (Central) and Station 140-4 (Greenock) for a smell of natural gas outside a residence on Karen Drive in Elizabeth Township. Crews were digging near the street and struck a gas line.
17:09 Station-145 was activated for a possible Chimney Fire at the 600 block of Pineview Dr. in Elizabeth Township. Engine-145 initially responded toward the incident, but was diverted to the 1500 block of Fallen Timber Rd.
10:14 Station-145 was activated for a possible Chimney Fire / Dwelling Fire on Pineview Drive in Elizabeth Township. Squad-145 responded directly to the scene, from class in 184 district. The fire was reportedly extinguished by the home owner.
13:03 Station-145 was activated for a Medic Assist / Lift Assist on Middlesex Drive in the Mt. Vernon area of Elizabeth Township. 145-Engineer responded direct to the scene. Medics cleared with a patient refusal.
14:26 Station-145 was activated for a malfunctioning furnace / wood burning stove on Pineview Dr. in Elizabeth Township. Engine-145 called in with 3. 143 Assistant went direct to the scene reporting nothing showing from the exterior.
16:57 Station-145 was activated for a Physical Rescue / Assist at Pangburn Hollow Rd. & Saddlers Hollow Rd. in Forward Township for an individual injured in a sledding accident. Squad-145 with S.O.V.-145 responded to assist.