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)
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)
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!
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!
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, 137Command: 207 Chief (Rydzak)
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, 26March: 4, 11, 18, and 25Attached you will find the menu and pricing for the 2016 NBFD Lenten Fish Fry.
Friday, January 1, 2016
The North Braddock VFD Inc. would like to congratulate the 2016 Operational Officers and 2016 Administrative Officers.Administrative OfficersPresident - Paul CataniaVice President - Mike PocsatkoSecretary - Bev RydzakTreasurer - Alan RydzakTrustees - Alan Rydzak Mike Lovas Jamo Sepesy Jesse Rydzak Terry CulliganOperational OfficersChief - Anthony RydzakAssistant Chief - Jerome SepesyCaptains - Terry Culligan Brian KellyLieutenant - Jesse Rydzak
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
Friday, October 30, 2015
REMINDER: When you change your clocks this weekend remember to change the batteries in your smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors!
Thursday, October 29, 2015
At 1541 Stations 207, 114 (Braddock HIlls), and 153 (Forest Hills) were dispatched for a vehicle accident with fluids on the roadway at Yost Boulevard and Brinton Road in Braddock Hills. 207 Rescue responded and held the assignment to 207 minor fluid containment.Command: 207 Chief (Rydzak)Units Responding: 207 Rescue
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