Tuesday, March 25, 2014
On Monday March 24th around 1342 hours, Engine 82 was dispatched third due to 7704 Greenleaf Rd, in Company 33's area, for a house fire. E33 arrived to find a one story duplex with smoke showing and advanced a line. Engine 82 came in from the back side off Matthew Henson and dropped a secondary line and then advanced into the exposure. The crew found moderate smoke conditions and began hooking ceiling exposing fire running the attic. The crew put a knock on it and when the second truck arrived, they finished opening up allowing the engine from 8 to finish extinguishment. The assignment was held for overhaul and E8 picked up and returned in just over 2 hours. Then just after midnight Engine 82 was alerted 4th due to 7815 Jordan Park Blvd, in Company 23's area, for a house on fire. E23 arrived reporting heavy fire from the second floor and advanced a line. Engine 82 arrived and positioned to secure an additional water supply for the third due engine. As the crew was heading up to the scene, part of the roof collapsed and units were pulled out. E8 advanced a 200 foot line to the rear and began flowing water while the truck companies set up their ladder pipes. Soon after, a secondary collapse occurred and extinguishment was left up to the trucks. The fire was extinguished and E8 picked up and returned in about 90 minutes. Soon after returning, Engine 82 was dispatched to 42's area on the fire task force but weren't used. Then just before 0800 Engine 82 was dispatched 4th due to 10807 West Kettering Dr, in Company 46's area, for a house fire with people trapped. E46 arrived with fire showing and advanced a line. E8 arrived and completed E33's split lay and then advanced a line to the rear checking the basement area. The fire was quickly knocked and no one was found trapped. The assignment was scaled back for overhaul and Engine 82 picked up in about 35 minutes.
Greenleaf courtesy Kentland
Jordan Park Blvd
Friday, March 14, 2014
At 1053 hours Engine 82 was alerted as the 4th due engine to 7100 Beltz Dr, in Company 23's area, for a house fire. E23 arrived to find heavy fire from the first floor and advanced a line. Engine 82 arrived and picked up E29's supply line out on Donnell Dr and the crew brought their standpipe racks to the scene and ran them off of E29. The crew was assigned by command to knock the garage down and after doing so moved to the Delta exposure and extinguished a fence and some debris that was on fire. The crew from 8 then redeployed their line to the attic area above the garage and hit hot spots. The fire was extinguished and units were held for overhaul. Engine 82 picked up and returned to service in just under two hours.
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Just after midnight on March 10th, Ambulance 88 was alerted to the 6800 Blk of Painter Terrace, in Seat Pleasant, for a child with trouble breathing. The crew began to respond and were updated it was a possible electrocution. The crew arrived to find an older child suffering third degree burns to his hand after being shocked while trying to plug in a tv. The crew treated the patient and due to the distance of the medic unit decided to just go ahead and transport the patient to a local burn center themselves. The ambulance cleaned up and returned to service in about two hours. Then early in the morning on March 11th Ambulance 88 was alerted to the 6900 Blk of Adel St, in Seat Pleasant, for a female who had been attacked by a dog. As the ambulance was pulling up with police they were advised that the dog was still on scene and had the victim trapped in her car still attempting to attack her further. As police approached the scene the dog lunged at one of the officers prompting them to defend themselves and preventing any other victims by shooting the dog. Now that the dog was down, the crew from Ambulance 88 was able to reach the victim and treat various wounds. The patient was taken to a local hospital for treatment and the Ambulance 88 cleared in just over an hour.
Saturday, March 1, 2014
At 1440 hours Engine 82 was alerted to 6617 Valley Park Rd, in Seat Pleasant, for a house fire. The crew arrived to find a single family dwelling with smoke showing and advanced a line. The crew found a room off in the basement and extinguished the same. Units opened walls and checked for extension adjacent and above the room of origin. The assignment was scaled back to 2 and 2 while units waited for investigations. Chief 8 had the command and the units from 8 picked up and returned in 2 hours.
Friday, February 28, 2014
At 1938 hours Engine 82 and Ambulance 88 were alerted to Hill Rd & Hill Oaks Dr, in Seat Pleasant, where police were on scene of a shooting. Units arrived to find a male in a vehicle suffering from a gunshot wound to the abdomen. Police had originally responded for shots heard and attempted to stop this vehicle that was leaving the scene. The officer ended up discharging his weapon after the stop and after his vehicle had been struck by several bullets from an unknown shooter. The person in the vehicle was shot at another location nearby. Units treated the patient who was taken to a local trauma center by Ambulance 88 and PA38. Engine 82 cleared in just under an hour and the ambulance in just over 2 hours.
Friday, February 28, 2014
Around 2218 hours, after clearing the shooting, Engine 82 was alerted to 2020 Brooks Dr, in Company 26's first due, for smoke on the 5th floor. While in route PSC updated units they were receiving many calls reporting fire and smoke with people trapped. Units arrived with nothing evident initially and soon found heavy smoke conditions with many people on their balconies. Engine 82 arrived and picked up Engine 5's supply line and then reported with their high rise racks to the 8th floor checking smoke and fire conditions and worked their way back down to the 5th floor. Units found several set fires along the 5th floor hallway and extinguished the same. The crew from 8 assisted with removing people and advising some to shelter in place. The fire was extinguish and units were held for smoke removal. A precautionary second alarm was called but was not used and Ambulance 88 was alerted to the call as well and assisted citizens outside that were evacuated. The units from 8 cleared in about 90 minutes.
Wednesday, February 5, 2014
At 1732 hours Engine 82 and Chief 8 responded to 5806 Balsam St, in Company 5's area, for a house fire. As the Engine from 8 made the right on Central Ave, smoke could be seen banked down across East Capitol St. Engine 5 arrived and reported fire showing from a house (correct address was 5722). Engine 82 arrived just behind Engine 5 and picked up their supply line and ran a back up line to the floor above. Fire was found involving a front room and was quickly knocked down. Engine 82 worked upstairs with a special service opening knee walls and checking for extension. The fire was extinguished and the assignment scaled back. Chief 8 had the interior division and the units picked up in about 45 minutes.
Thursday, January 30, 2014
At 1337 hours Engine 82 was alerted to the 7-11 on Central Ave at Shady Glen Dr for a report of a person stabbed. The engine from 8 arrived with police to find a male down suffering from a serious stab wound to the chest. The crew began treating the patient and helped load him into an arriving EMS unit. A38 and M26 transported the patient to a local trauma center and Engine 82 cleared in about 20 minutes.
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
At 2256 hours Engine 82 was dispatched to 2168 County Rd, in Company 26's area, for a house fire. E26 arrived to find fire showing from the rear of a one story house and advanced a line. Engine 82 arrived next and made their way inside as well and assisted E26 with opening up after a quick knock down as fire had extended into the walls and ceiling. The fire was extinguished and the assignment was scaled back. Engine 82 picked up and returned home in just under an hour.
Tuesday, December 31, 2013
At 0700 hours Engine 82 was alerted as the 4th due engine to 803 Falcon Dr, in Company 46's area, for a house fire. First arriving units found smoke showing and a working fire in the basement of the house. Engine 82 arrived and completed E33's water supply and advanced a line to the first floor where units checked for extension and performed searches. The fire was extinguished and the assignment scaled back for overhaul. One resident was transported to a local hospital with burns and smoke inhalation and several pets were found during the searches, some of which were revived by EMS units. Engine 82 picked up and returned in just under 90 minutes. Later in the night at 2347 hours Engine 82 and Ambulance 88 were alerted to the unit block of Pepper Mill Dr, in Seat Pleasant, for a report of a shooting. Units arrived with police and found two patients suffering gunshot wounds to the body. Additional EMS units were called to assist and both patients were treated and packaged. A88 along with M26 took one patient while A5 and PA38 took the other. Engine 82 returned in about 25 minutes while Ambulance 88 returned to service in just over an hour.
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