I can’t believe its July 1st already. Time is flying by again.
Here is a look at your Western PA Firefighting Headlines for July 1st, 2009.
- In a proactive response to the arson problems in the Sheraden section of Pittsburgh, the city has started demolition on abandoned vacant structures. Police suspect more than one person is behind the rash of arsons that have hit that section of the city. [WTAE]
- A teen was killed and 3 others injured when his vehicle collided with a U-Haul truck in Harrison Twp shortly before 11pm last night. [WTAE]
- Firefighters found a wild discovery after extinguishing a fire in the Troy Hill of Pittsburgh yesterday. The home contained a World War II aerial explosive device inside. The explosives were not active and posed no threat to anyone close to the scene. [WTAE]
- Arnold, New Kensington, and Lower Burrell firefighters battled a stubborn commercial structure fire at Dave’s Bar and Grill in Arnold yesterday. [Valley News]
- Connellsville Township has banned burning for two months effective today. [Daily Courier]
- And finally, northwestern Pennsylvania got hammered by rains yesterday, including Erie. [WICU12]