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Wednesday, February 18, 2015
The famous NBFD Fish Fry will beginning Ash Wednesday February 18. As we finalize the menu and prices this site will be updated accordingly.
Friday, January 23, 2015
At 0426 Stations 171 (Homestead), 292 (West Homestead), 232 (Pleasant Hills) were dispatched for a reporting structure fire on East 8th Avenue in Homestead. PD arrived moments later and found a well involved structure with confirmed entrapment. 171 on scene with a well involved commercial building with entrapment. 171 Truck crew made multiple grabs from the burning structure. Stations 293 (West Mifflin), and 133 (Duquesne), and 161 RIT (Glassport) were dispatched for manpower. Additional manpower was requested by 171 Chief bringing stations 201 (Munhall), 203 (Munhall), 207 (North Braddock), and 199 (Mount Oliver). As 207 Engine arrived on scene and reported to command performed a search of the exposure building with negative results. Crews were evacuated due to structural collapse. Multiple fire companies called in for extinguishment and overhaul operations. ACFM is investigating.Command: 171 Chief (Barca)
Monday, January 19, 2015
At 0605 Stations 120 (Chalfant), 153 (Forest Hills) and 303 (Wilkins #3) were dispatche for a possible apartment fire in the 300 block of Lynnwood Avenue in Chalfant. As units were marking up PD and EMS on scene and reported nothing showing. 303 Truck entered the dead and street first with 120 Engine behind them securing a water supply. 153 Engine arrived just behind them as units determined there was a working fire in the first floor apartment. 153 Engine crew stretched a line off of 303 Truck and entered the apartment where a bedroom fire was located. After difficulty getting water pressure the bedroom fire was knocked but crews found heavy fire extension in the ceiling and running the walls. With this update and smoke beginning to push from the second and third floors command requested a second alarm bringing 122 Rescue (Churchill), 302 (Wilkins #1) and a special call for 207 Engine. As crews began to open up the upper floors a large amount of fire was discovered on both the second and third floors. This along with a severe drop in water pressure led to the building being evacuated as crews regrouped and secured an additional water supply. Personnel were able to get the bulk of the fire knocked down shortly after, but extensive overhaul had to take place due to the fire load. During the course of the incident multiple mutual aid companies were requested for manpower. These companies included 304 Engine (Wilkins #4), 137 Rescue (Edgewood), 227 Rescue (Penn Hills #7), 135 RIT (East McKeesport), and 196 RIT (Monroeville #6). Allegheny County Fire Marshal is investigating.Command: 120 Chief (Wroblewski)Operations: 153 Assistant (Colella)Units Working: 120 Engine, 153 Engine and Truck, 303 Truck and Attack, 207 Engine, 122 Rescue, 302 Engine, 304 Engine, 227 Rescue, 135 Rescue, and 196 Rescue
Sunday, January 11, 2015
It is starting to become that time of year again for the famous NBFD Fish Fry! Ash Wednesday is February 18th. Check back often for menu and pricing updates!
Tuesday, January 6, 2015
At 0855 Stations 122 (Churchill), 153 Engine (Forest Hills), 302 Engine (Wilkins Twp #1), and 137 RIT (Edgewood) were alerted for a dwelling fire in the 100 block of Kings Dale Road in Churchill.122 Chief arrived on scene and found heavy fire in the rear of the structure that was already starting to burn through the roof. 122 Rescue and 137 Rescue arrived and advanced lines to attack the fire. 303 Truck and 302 Engine arrived and assisted with initial fire ground operations. With heavy fire from the roof and water issues 122 Chief called for a 2nd Alarm. This brought 207 Engine, 304 Engine (Wilkins Twp #4), 225 Truck (Penn Hills #5), 227 Engine (Penn Hills #7), 135 RIT (East McKeesport), 196 RIT (Monroeville #6). After pulling the crews out of the structure to solve the water issues the fire was knocked down and crews returned interior to finish extinguishment. The fire was placed under control in 90 minutes.Units Working: 122 Rescue, 153 Engine, 302 Engine, 137 Rescue, 207 Engine, 225 Truck, 227 Engine, 135 Rescue, 196 RescueCommand: 122 Chief (Zatlin)Operations: 207 Chief (Rydzak)
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
North Braddock Volunteer Fire Department would like to congratulate the 2015 Civil and Operational officers and wish them the best of luck.CivilPresident - Paul CataniaVice President - Matt DruziskyTreasurer - Alan RydzakSecretary - Bev RydzakTrustees - Alan Rydzak, Jamo Sepesy, Jesse Rydzak, Terry Culligan & Mike LovasOperationalChief - Anthony RydzakAssistant Chief - Jerome SepesyCaptain - Nathan RydzakCaptain - Brian KellyLieutenant - Terry Culligan
Monday, December 1, 2014
At 1018 Stations 207, 113 (Braddock), 153 (Forest Hills) & 135 (East McKeesport) were dispatched for a reported residential structure fire at 1611 Brinton Avenue in North Braddock. North Braddock PD on scene minutes later with a working structure fire. 207 Engine secured a water supply at Brinton Avenue and Ravine Street. Multiple handlines were stretched for fire extinguishment. Crews performed overhaul and extinguished the remaining hot spots. Utilities were notified along with the Allegheny County Fire Marshal for the investigation. Crews from 207 remained on scene to assist the Fire Marshal.Units Working: 207 Engine, Rescue & Squad, 113 Engine & Rescue, 153 Truck, 171 SquadCommand: 207 Chief (Rydzak)
Sunday, November 30, 2014
Each year, fire departments respond to an average of 210 structure fires each year cause by Christmas Trees. Carefully decorating your Christmas Tree and following the recommendations for Christmas Lights can make your holiday safer. Below you will find safety tips for Christmas Trees and Christmas Lights.TreesMany artificial trees are fire resistant. If you buy one, look for a statement specifying this protection. A fresh tree will stay green longer and be less of a fire hazard than a dry tree. To check for freshness, remember:
Exclusive Christmas Tree Safety Tips from NIST
Friday, November 7, 2014
As temperatures drop and consumers begin cranking up their heat the number of Carbon Monoxide incidents rise significantly. November thru February represent the leading months of CO poisoning, with the peak being in December. In 2010, fire departments in the United States ran 80,000 non-fire incidents where CO was found. From 1999-2010 an average of 430 people were killed due to CO poisoning. Remember to check your CO detector and make sure the batteries are replaced and working properly. Click on the the headline above and click on the PDF file containing more information on Carbon Monoxide Safety.
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