On Tuesday morning, at 08:55, Stations 224,223 & 222 were alerted for a residential structure fire at 732 Valemont Dr in Penn Hills. Multiple calls to ACES-911 for a working structure fire, caller reporting multiple containers of R-22 freon in the garage exploding. Police on scene confirming working structure fire. EN-222 & EN-223-2 arrived on scene, crews pulling 2.5″ line and going to work in the rear. Command requesting next due alarm, bringing EN-226 & TK-227 to the scene. TK-227 arrived on scene, crews laddering the structure and venting the roof. Fire out, overhaul performed, crews remained on scene for 2 hours. Scene was turned over to the ACFM. No Injuries were reported.
Command: 223 Chief (Capone)
Units: EN-223-1, EN-223-2, SV-223, EN-222-1, EN-222-2, EN-226, TK-227, EN-227-1, PHPD, PH EMS, ACFA
Standby Companies: Station 225 & 221, Monroeville EN-196, Unity RQ-233
<-Last two photos courtesy of Western PA Photography