North Braddock Community Days

Thursday, July 31, 2014  Its that time of year again for the North Braddock Community Days. Community Days will be July 31, August 1 & 2. Come on out and join us for food, fun, games, hayride, live music, parade and prizes. On Friday August 1st the band will be Tres Lads. On August 2nd there will be the annual firemans parade with the route going up Wolfe Avenue up to the field where community days will be held. At the conclusion of the parade The Igniters will perform.

     


 

Residential Structure Fire

Sunday, July 6, 2014  At 2136 Stations 207, 113 (Braddock), 153 (Forest Hills), and 135 (East McKeesport) were dispatched for a residential structure fire at 1911 Pallas Street in North Braddock. 207 Engine was on scene within minutes to find a working fire in the upstairs bedroom. An 1 3/4"  preconnect was stretched for fire extinguishment. Overhaul and salvage operations were performed. Utilites and Allegheny County Fire Marshal was notified for the investigation.

Command: 207 Chief (Rydzak)

Operations: 207 Assistant (Rydzak)

Units Working: 207 Engine, 113 Engine, 153 Truck, 135 Rescue

   


 

Mutual Aid Dwelling Fire

Saturday, July 5, 2014  At 1613 Stations 207, 238 (Rankin), 113 (Braddock), 198 (Whitaker) were dispatched for a residential structure fire on North Holland Avenue in Rankin. As units were marking up PD on scene stating two houses were on fire. 113 EN on scene with two residential structures well involved. 113 EN secured a water supply at Mills Ave and North Holland. 207 EN secured a water supply at Second Street and Holland Avenue. Multiple handlines were put into operation. A second alarm was transmitted bringing stations 153 (Forest Hills), 204 (Munhall), 200 (Munhall), 135 (East McKaaesport). Extensive overhaul was perfomed.

Command: 238 Chief (Megley)

Units Working: 238 Engine, 113 Engine, 207 Engine, 298 Engine, 204 Truck, 200 Telesquirt, 135 Rescue, 293 Engine, 294 Engine

   


 

Vehicle Accident w/ Entrapment

Saturday, July 5, 2014  At 1905 Station 207 was dispatched to Electric Avenue offramp from Route 30 for a one vehicle accident with injuries. As units were calling enroute PD advised incoming units of entrapment and telephone pole and wires down. As units were arriving on scene to extricate the patient the vehicle was also on fire. Crews made a quick knock on the fire as well as a quick extrication. Utilities notifed to take care of the pole and wires down.

Command: 207 Chief (Rydzak)

Units Working: 207 Rescue, Engine, Service, & Squad

   


 

Dwelling Fire

Monday, June 30, 2014  At 1724 Stations 207, 113 (Braddock), 153 (Forest Hills), and 135 (East McKeesport) were dispatched for a reported dwelling fire at 1135 Jones Avenue in North Braddock. Within minutes North Braddock PD on scene with a working fire. 207 EN on scene with a working fire and stretched an 1 3/4" precconect for fire extinguishment. 113 EN supplied 207 EN. Overhaul and salvage operations were performed. Utilities notified along with the Allegheny County Fire Marshal for the investigation.

Command: Jerome Sepesy

Units Working: 207 Engine, 113 Engine, 153 Engine & Truck, 135 Rescue

   


 

Training

Monday, May 12, 2014  Joint training exercises between Forest Hills Fire Department and North Braddock Fire Department. Training consisted of hose line advancement, ladders, accountability and incident command.

   


 

Residential Dwelling Fire

Thursday, May 8, 2014  At 2157 Station 207 was dispatched for smoke in the area of Sixth Street. Moments later the alarm was updated to a residential structure fire multiple calls of a working dwelling fire on Benton Street. 207 Engine on scene secured a supply line with a two story structure heavy fire on the second divison. Crews made an interior attack and utilities were notified. Crews performed overhaul and Allegheny County Fire Marshal is investigating.

Command: 207 Chief (Rydzak)

Operations: 207 Assistant (Rydzak)

Units Working: 207 Engine, 113 Engine, 153 Engine & Truck, 135 Rescue

   


 

Commercial Structure Fire

Thursday, March 13, 2014  At 1538 Stations 302 (Wilkins), 303 (Wilkins) and 122 (Churchill) were dispatched for smoke coming out of an apartment building on Briaridge Drive in Wilkins Township. PD on scene with smoke showing. A water supply was established and multiple handlines were stretched. A second alarm was dispatched bringing stations 207, 113 (Braddock), 153 (Forest Hills), 230 (Pitcairn). Crews worked on fire extinguishment and overhaul. Allegheny County Fire Marshal is investigating.

Command: 302 Chief (Romanelli)

Units Working: 302 Engine, 122 Engine, 303 Truck, 304 Engine, 283 Truck, 207 Engine, 113 Engine, 153 Truck, 230 Engine

   


 

2nd Alarm Dwelling Fire

Monday, March 10, 2014  At 1630 Stations 122 (Churchill), 153 (Forest Hills), 302 (Wilkins), 303 (Wilkins) were alerted for a house fire on Beaulah Road in Churchill. PD on scene within minutes reporting heavy smoke showing. 153 Engine secured a water supply and stretched a preconnect for fire extinguishment. A second alarm was dispatched bringing stations 304 (Wilkins), 207, 225 (Penn Hills), 135 (East McKeesport). Crews checked for extension with negative results. Allegheny County Fire Marshal is investigating.

Command: 122 Chief

Units Working: 122 Engine & Rescue, 153 Engine & Truck, 302 Engine, 303 Truck, 304 Engine, 207 Engine, 225 Truck, 135 Rescue

   


 

Residential Structure Fire

Saturday, March 1, 2014  At 2331 stations 136 (East Pittsburgh) and 113 (Braddock) were dispatched for a residential structure fire on Center Street in East Pittsburgh. PD on scene moments later with heavy fire showing.113 and 136 Engines on scene with three structures involved and requested a second alarm bringing stations 153 (Forest Hills), 207, 283 (Turtle Creek), 302 (Wilkins #1). 113 and 136 secured a water supply in the front of the structure and 207 Engine secured a water supply into the rear of the structure. ACFM notified for the investigation.

Command: 136 Chief (Geric)

Units on scene: 136 Engine, 113 Engine & Rescue, 153 Engine & Truck, 207 Engine, 283 Engine, 302 Engine, 303 Truck

   


 
 
 

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