Fire Rescue Headlines: Barn Fire, House Fire, Mock Disaster, Physical Rescue

Here are your firefighting and rescue headlines for Western Pennsylvania, for Thursday, August 27th.

  • There was a two alarm house fire in Kennedy Twp this morning on Sunset Drive. [WPXI]
  • The Allegheny County Fire Marshal is investigating a huge barn fire at the Montour Heights Country Club this morning in Moon Twp.  At this point, the fire does not appear to be suspicious. [KDKA]

Moon Twp - photo by KDKA

Moon Twp - photo by KDKA

  • Pittsburgh International Airport held a mock disaster drill yesterday.  Per the FAA, a mock disaster drill must be completed at least once every three years. [Tribune-Review]

photo by Joe Appel/Tribune-Review

photo by Joe Appel/Tribune-Review

  • Ten vehicles were damaged by fire at Taylor Auto Repair & Sales in the Overbrook section of Pittsburgh yesterday. [Tribune-Review]
  • Also Tuesday into Wednesday, crews in Lincoln were called to assist with rescuing a male out of the woods in Dead Man’s Hollow.  A firefighter suffered a leg injury due to a chainsaw during the rescue.  The firefighter is home resting after receiving treatment at a local hospital. [WTAE]

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