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Working Residential Structure Fire

pAt 0812 Station 207 and Station 113nbspBraddock were dispatched for a possible structure fire smoke coming from the roof at 428 Hawkins Avenue in North Braddock. nbspAs apparatus were calling enroute 137 Chief on scene with a working structure fire. nbsp207 Chief then asked for a full working structure fire assignment bringing 153 Truck Forest Hills and 135 Rescue East McKeesport. nbsp207 Engine 2 on scene establishing a water supplynbsp with a working structure fire heavy fire on the second and third floors. nbsp137 Chief stretched a nbsp134 Preconnect and starting exterior operations. nbspAs crews were arriving they tried making an aggressive interior attack command had everyone evacuate going defensive. nbspHawkins command then called for the second alarm bringing Station 278nbspSwissvale Station 137 Edgewood and Station 204 Munhall to the scene for manpower. nbspAfter the bulk of the fire was knocked down crews went in and performed extensive overhaul operations. nbspThe last units cleared the scene a little over 6 hours later. nbspThe Allegheny County Fire Marshals are investigating.ppppstrongUnits Workingstrongnbsp207 Engine Engine 2 ampnbspRescue 113 Engine ampnbspRescue 153 EnginenbspTrucknbspamp Squad 135 Rescue 137 Engine 278 Engine ampnbspSquad 204 TruckppppstrongCommandstrongnbsp207 Chief Rydzakp