Mutual Aid Multiple Residential Structure Fires

Tuesday, November 29, 2016   At approximately 0930 Stations 207, 238 (Rankin), 113 (Braddock), 298 (Whitaker) were dispatched to the 300 block of Fifth Avenue in Rankin for a reported bedroom fire. As crews were calling enroute, Rankin Police arrived to find heavy fire in a 2 1/2 story residential structure. The fire spread to the two structures on both sides of the original fire building causing minimal damage. Crews extinguished the fire and performed extensive overhaul on the original fire building. Departments were placed back in service as command deemed necess



Mutual Aid Residential Structure Fire

Sunday, November 27, 2016   Stations 207, 113 (Braddock), 153 (Forest Hills), 238 (Rankin) were dispatched to the 400 block of Western Avenue in East Pittsburgh for a reported residential structure fire. East Pittsburgh Police arrived on scene moments later updating incoming fire units of a confirmed working structure fire. 113 Engine established a water supply. Crew from 207 Engine assisted with fire exinguishment and overhaul operations. Multiple fire departments were dispatched for extra manpower to assist in bringing this stubborn fire under control. Crews were released by command.

Command: 113 Chief (Petrovic)



Multiple Residential Structure Fires

Saturday, October 22, 2016   At approximately 0133 Stations 207, 113 (Braddock), 153 (Forest Hills), and 171 RIT (Homestead) were dispatched to the area of Jones Avenue and Zuerner Way for a reported residential structure fire. North Braddock Police on scene minutes later with two residential structures involved and the fire was going to be on Zuerner Way. 207 Engine secured a water supply and found two 2 1/2 story residential structures on fire, one of which being fully involved.

Multiple hand lines were stretched for fire extinguishment. Command put 171 crew to work and requested the second RIT be started bringing 137 (Edgewood) to the scene. 192 Truck (Monroeville #1) was added to the assignment on a fill. 

Crews performed extensive overhaul making sure the fire was out. Utilities were notified as well as the Allegheny County Fire Marshal's Office. Last units cleared the scene at approximately 0513.

Command: 207 Chief (Rydzak)



Mutual Aid Residential Structure Fire

Thursday, September 29, 2016   At approximately 2230 Station 207 was dispatched to stand by in Station 171 (Homestead) while they were working a residential structure fire in Homestead. While enroute to Station 171, command requested 207 Engine to respond to the scene. Crews from 207 Engine assisted with fire extinguishment and extensive overhaul operations. 207 Engine was cleared per command.

Command: 171 Chief (Fey)



NBFD Street Fair

Wednesday, July 27, 2016   The NBFD Annual Street Fair will be returning to Wolfe Avenue in front of the Fire Department again this year. The Street Fair runs from July 27 - 30 with the Fireman's Parade taking place on Saturday July 30 beginning at 6pm. Come join us for food, fun, games, BINGO, and so much more!!! See you all there!



NBFD Assists Mutual Aid Families

Friday, March 11, 2016  Swissvale Fire Department Assistant Chief Kip Deleonibus accepts a $400 donation from members of the NBFD to the Woodstock Fire Fund from the counter tip jar at the NBFD Fish Fry. The NBFD would like to thank everyone who donated!



Residential Structure Fire

Thursday, January 28, 2016   At 2221 hours Stations 207, 113 (Braddock), 153 (Forest Hills), 171 (Homestead) were dispatched to the 500 block of Stokes Avenue in North Braddock for a reported residential structure fire. As crews were acknowledging, Allegheny County 911 received multiple calls for a working structure fire with possible entrapment. Moments later North Braddock Police were on scene confirming the fire was in the 500 block of Price Avenue.

207 Engine secured a water supply and found two 2 1/2 story residential structures well involved. Crews began fire extinguishment and performed a primary search of the structure with negative results. 171 Engine secured a second water supply on Price Avenue and Earl Street and began stretching additional lines for fire extinguishment. Command then requested a second alarm bringing 227 (Penn Hills #7), 192 (Monroeville #1), and 137 RIT (Edgewood). 

153 Engine secured a water supply at Stokes Avenue and Roy Street and supplied 207 Rescue in the rear of the structure. Crews remained on scene and performed overhaul extinguishing the remaining hot spots. Allegheny County Fire Marshal notified to investigate the origin and cause of the fire.

Department Responding: 207, 113, 153, 171, 227, 192, 137

Command: 207 Chief (Rydzak)



2016 NBFD Fish Fry

Wednesday, January 20, 2016   The 2016 NBFD Fish Fry and the Lenten season is quickly approaching. The North Braddock VFD Inc. will run its annual Fish Fry from Ash Wednesday and every Friday during Lent. The dates will be as follows:

February: 10, 12, 19, 26

March: 4, 11, 18, and 25

Attached you will find the menu and pricing for the 2016 NBFD Lenten Fish Fry.



2016 Officers

Friday, January 1, 2016   The North Braddock VFD Inc. would like to congratulate the 2016 Operational Officers and 2016 Administrative Officers.

Administrative Officers

President - Paul Catania

Vice President - Mike Pocsatko

Secretary - Bev Rydzak

Treasurer - Alan Rydzak

Trustees - Alan Rydzak

                    Mike Lovas

                    Jamo Sepesy

                    Jesse Rydzak

                    Terry Culligan

Operational Officers

Chief - Anthony Rydzak

Assistant Chief - Jerome Sepesy

Captains - Terry Culligan

                    Brian Kelly

Lieutenant - Jesse Rydzak



Vehicle Fire

Thursday, December 31, 2015   Stations 207, 113 (Braddock), 238 (Rankin) dispatched to Eighth Street and Talbot Avenue in Braddock for a reported vehicle fire. Moments later Braddock Police on scene stating a fully involved dump truck on fire. Crews from 113 and 238 stretched preconnects for fire extinguishment. 207 provided additional manpower.

Command: 113 Chief (Petrovic)

Units Working: 113 Engine, 207 Engine, 238 Engine



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