Vehicle Accident – 1200 blk Universal Road

On New Years Day, shortly after 3am Stations 227 & 223 were alerted for a single vehicle accident that was on fire in the 1200-blk of Universal Rd. PHPD arrived on scene and confirmed the vehicle was not on fire and the operator field the scene on foot. 227EN arrived on scene and provided traffic control, scene lighting, and debris cleanup. PHPD is investigating the cause of the accident.

Command: 227CHF

Units: 227EN, St.223, PHPD, PHEMS

Credit 227

Structure Fire, Unity Center Road

5/3/2019 Station 223 was alerted into Plum Borough to assist with a structure fire in the 800 blk. of Unity Center rd. 223EN was tasked to take a secondary hydrant for additional attack lines and to supply water to 195TK. Crews from 223 remained on scene for 3 hrs. 

Command: 233 Chief (Kopec) 

Units: 233EN, 233RQ, 234EN, 236TK, 195TK, WM78, 222EN, 223EN1, 223EN2, Murrysville Medic Rehab, Plum EMS, Plum PD

Vehicle fire

On Thursday, Stations 223, 222 and 196 were alerted to assist companies 227 and 225 on scene of a vehicle fire endangering a structure. Crews worked quickly to bring the fire under control resulting in minimal damage to the structure. Due to the vehicles fuel tank melting, crews switched to foam and were able to completely extinguish the fire.

Photos courtesy of Penn Hills No.7 VFC
Command: 227CHF
Units: 227EN, 225EN, 222EN, 223EN, 196RQ, PHEMS, PHPD