Tuesday, May 14, 2013
At 2022 Stations 207 and 113 (Braddock) were dispatched for a vehicle into a structure at the North Braddock Borough Building. As units were calling enroute, units were advised that the car was not into the structure it was over the wall at the Borough Building. Crews arrived to find a vehicle over the wall into the salt pile. Assisted the tow company and all units cleared.Units Working: 207 Rescue & Engine, 113 Rescue & Engine Command: 207 Chief (Rydzak)
Sunday, April 28, 2013
At 2130 Stations 135 (East McKeesport), 306 (Wilmerding), 213 (North Versailles), and RIT 230 (Pitcairn) were dispatched to the 300 block of Grant Street in Wall Borough for a reported dwelling fire. First arriving apparatus found a large three story residential structure with heavy fire showing from the rear. Crews attempted to make an interior attack but due to the heavy fire load and low water pressure crews evacuated the building and a second alarm was dispatched. On the second alarm Stations 207, 113 (Braddock), 153 (Forest Hills) along with tankers from 195 (Monroeville), 184 (Liberty) and from Westmoreland County Tanker 1 (Larimer) and 78 (Sardis). The fire was brought under control within 90 minutes and is under investigation by the Allegheny County Fire Marshal.Stations Working: 135, 213, 306, 230, 153, 207, 113Tankers: 195, 184 Westmoreland County: 1 (Larimer), 78 (Sardis)Command: 135 Chief (Spielvogle)
Sunday, March 31, 2013
At 0922 Stations 207, 238 (Rankin), 113 (Braddock), and 298 (Whitaker) were alerted for a residential structure fire on North Holland Avenue in Rankin. Fire was extinguished quickly. While crews were working the structure fire in Rankin crews were alerted to another residential structure fire up the street on Mills Avenue in Braddock. Crews made a quick knock on the fire as well and performed overhaul operations. Allegheny County Fire Marshal is investigating both fires.Rankin Command: 238 Chief (Megley)Braddock Command: 113 Chief (Petrovic)Units Working: 113 Engine & Truck, 207 Engine, 153 Truck, 238 Engine, 298 Engine
Saturday, March 30, 2013
Everyone here at NBVFD would like to thank everyone for supporting the fish fry this year and making it a success.
Friday, March 8, 2013
At 1314 Stations 207, 238 (Rankin), 113 (Braddock), 298 (Whitaker) were dispatched to a reported residential dwelling fire on Fifth Street in Rankin. 113 Chief on scene minutes later reporting a working fire. 238 Engine secured a water supply at Fifth and Hawkins. 207 Engine crew assisted with suppression from the exterior and made the initial interior attack. As crews were working inside conditions deteriorated quickly and collapse in the rear of the structure made crews evacuate and go to a defensive attack. Due to the fire load crews worked and extinguished the fire and extensive overhaul operations were performed. 207 units cleared per command.Units Working: 207 Engine, 238 Engine, 113 Engine, 153 Engine & Truck, 298 Engine, 204 Engine & Tower, 135 Rescue, 292 Engine & TruckCommand: 113 Chief (Petrovic) until arrival of 238 Chief (Megley)
Sunday, February 24, 2013
Station 207 alerted for a vehicle accident with a telephone pole down. 207 Chief on scene moments later with a vehicle accident and telephone pole down and multiple transformers blown. Driver self extricated prior to FD arrival. Duquesne Light notified and restored power to the area. All 207 units cleared. Command: 207 Chief (Rydzak)Units Working: 207 Engine & Rescue
Friday, February 15, 2013
Jimmy and Monty visit the North Braddock VFD Fish Fry on February 15, 2013. Thank you everyone that voted to help get them to the Fish Fry. We hope to see them here again next year!
Friday, February 8, 2013
At 2330 Stations 238, 113, 153, 207, and 298 were dispatched for a reported commercial structure fire. 113 Engine and 238 Engine on scene with a working structure fire. 207 Engine secured a water supply into 238 Engine. A 1 3/4 preconnect was stretched for fire extinguishment. Overhaul was performed as well as ventilation of the entire structure. Allegheny County Fire Marshal's Office is investigating.
Friday, February 8, 2013
Its only 5 days away from the Famous North Braddock VFD Lenten Fish Fry. Y108 is having its third annual Fish Fry Tour. Go on y108.com and vote for North Braddock VFD. The link is below:http://y108.cbslocal.com/2013/02/08/vote-for-jimmy-and-montys-feb-15th-fish-fry-broadcast/
Thursday, February 7, 2013
At 2120 Stations 113, 153, 207, 136, and 238 were alerted for a possible residential structure fire at 654 First Street in Braddock. 113 Engine on scene with a working structure fire, securing a water supply. Crews made a quick knock on the fire. Salvage and overhaul operations were performed. All units released by 113 Chief. Allegheny County Fire Marshal's Office is investigating.
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