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Pictures From a Mt Nebo Road Accident

Mt Nebo MVA

Mt Nebo MVA

Here are a few pictures from an accident on Mt Nebo Road on April 20th that were submitted to the site.

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Natrona Heights Village Green Apartments Fire

photo by Chris "Jell-o" Negley

photo by Chris "Jell-o" Negley

3-11-2009 at 21:00 Stations 167, 168, 169, and 110 EMS were dispatched to a working structure fire at The Village Green Apartments Harrison Twp, Natrona Heights, PA.  169 Chief first onscene advised a light smoke condition in the 2nd floor apartment.  Station 281 RIT dispatched to the scene.  Crew found a working structure fire in the apartments bedroom.  Crew had a good knock down in the fire within 10 minutes of orrigional dispatch.  County Maintenance was called to the scene due to the apartments being run by Allegheny county.  The fire marshall was also called to the scene.  No injuries were reported.  The family was being assisted by Salvation Army and Red Cross.

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Irwin Hotel Fire

photo submitted by Alan Harff

photo submitted by Alan Harff

Here are a few pictures submitted by Alan Harff of a large fire that occurred on March 5th, 2009 at 211 Main Street in Irwin Boro at the Irwin Hotel.

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Wexford VFC Structure Burn Training

photo by Jake Ballard

photo by Jake Ballard

Here are some pictures of a recent structural burn training session taken by Wexford VFC through the Allegheny County Fire Academy.

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Crews Battle Springdale Fire

Photo by Christopher "Jell-O" Negley

Photo by Christopher "Jell-O" Negley

In the evening of Monday, February 9th, crews responded to a working structure fire at a large 2 story residence.  Crews from Cheswick VFD, Springdale Twp VFD, Rural Ridge VFD, Springdale Boro VFD, Lower Valley EMS, Cheswick PD, Salvation Army Disaster Services, Allegheny County Fire Marshall  were on scene.  Numerous stations were put on mutual aid standby.  Local news channels reported one injured firefighter due to smoke inhalation.

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Revamped Video Section

For those of you who haven’t noticed yet, the video section of the site is being revamped.  If you have a video from an incident, a departmental video, a tribute video, or any other type of emergency video that you would like posted be sure to contact us so that we can link to it.  We would like to grow this section of the site to have a nice collection of western PA fire videos.

Two more audio clips have been added in the audio section.  They are from the beginning of January and include a residential structure fire in Hampton Township and a motor vehicle accident in Shaler Township on Route 8.

Two more site links were added as well, they are for Belle Vernon VFC – Station 4 in Fayette county, and Lower Burrell #3 in Westmoreland county.  Check them out when you get a chance.

Fire Audio and New Link Added

Fire Audio from a January 21st residential structure fire in Indiana Twp added.  Also added a link to Bellevue Fire Rescue Station 108.