6560 Leechburg Rd – Beechtree Commons II – Commercial Structure Fire

On Wednesday evening, Stations 223, 226 & 227 were alerted for a possible commercial structure fire, caller reporting smoke on the first floor. EN-223-2 on scene, reporting light smoke evident, evacuation in progress. Command requesting in the next due engine, bringing 222 to the call. Crews from 223 and tk-227 located a burnt 3-phase elevator junction box on the first floor. Crews isolated the power to the elevator then all the power to the building. Rest of the crews and medics assisted in evacuating the building. The structure was ventilated, power was restored and the scene was turned over the Penn Hills Fire Marshall and Maintenance.  All units returned in service as they picked up.

Command: 223 Chief (Capone)

Units: EN-223-1, EN-223-2, SV-223, EN-226, TK-227, SV-227, EN-222-1, PHPD, PH EMS, 516 FM1