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Accident Shuts Down Lincoln Blvd in Lincoln Borough

081414-lincoln-mva-2By WPAFN

Shortly after 4am on Saturday, August 23rd, units were dispatched to a vehicle accident with wires down on Lincoln Blvd in Lincoln Borough.

Crews arrived to find a car in the middle of the roadway with power lines down and negative entrapment.  The vehicle struck two utility poles, a fence, and a parked truck.

The roadway was shutdown at Lovedale Road and at Bellebridge Road.

There was only one person involved and they didn’t have any life threatening injuries.  The driver was transported to a local hospital for evaluation.

Lincoln VFRC was assisted on scene by Elizabeth Borough VFC and Liberty Borough VFC.  Elizabeth Twp EMS handled medical duties.

Fire units remained on the scene until around 6a.

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Vehicle Accident Involving Penn Dot Truck

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On Sunday afternoon, March 2nd, crews were dispatched to a reported accident with injuries on Lincoln Blvd near the Coursin Rd intersection in Lincoln Borough.

Lincoln Engine 184 arrived to find a full-size Ford pickup that ran into the back of a Penn Dot dump truck that was parked on the shoulder of the road.  The accident occurred closer to the Lincoln / Glassport border and was actually in Glassport.

The driver of the pickup truck was treated on scene and transported to a local hospital due to injuries sustained in the crash.

The Penn Dot truck driver was not in the truck when the crash occurred and was uninjured.

One lane of traffic was blocked for a short time while EMS attended to the patient and Glassport & Lincoln PDs investigated the crash.  Crews cleared in about an hour.

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Vehicle Nearly Goes Over Steep Hill in Lincoln

021314-lincoln-bellbridgeBy HoopieWorld.com

Thursday’s morning snow created a dangerous situation on Bellbridge Road in Lincoln Borough when a vehicle lost control and went off the roadway.  The vehicle ended up on the wrong side of the guardrail and luckily was stopped from going over a steep ravine by some trees.

The driver was uninjured in the incident.

Lincoln Engine 184 responded and assisted Lincoln Boro PD with traffic control and cleared some brush.

Units were on scene for about an hour an half.

Crews Respond to Chimney Fire in Lincoln

010314-lincolnBy HoopieWorld.com

Emergency crews were requested to West Smithfield Street in Lincoln Borough for a reported chimney fire late in the afternoon on Friday, January 3rd.

Lincoln Engine 184 responded with Liberty Rescue 183 to the scene to investigate.  Lincoln Chief 184 requested Greenock 140 Truck 4 to the scene to check the roof and chimney.  Crews investigated and confirmed the fire was out and cleared after a short time on scene.

Liberty Service 183 blocked the road at Liberty Way and West Smithfield, and Greenock 140 Squad 4 blocked traffic at the lower end of West Smithfield while the crews operated on the scene.  Port Vue 237 stood by in station.

Lincoln Police, and Elizabeth Twp PD and EMS also assisted on scene.

Truck Drives Through Utility Pole on Lincoln Blvd in Lincoln

010114-lincoln-blvd-crash-2By HoopieWorld.com

About 30 minutes into 2014, emergency crews were dispatched to Coursin Road and Lincoln Blvd in Lincoln Borough for a vehicle into a pole with wires down.

A truck was traveling south on Lincoln Blvd from the Clairton-Glassport Bridge and ran off the road, sheared a utility pole, and came to rest between the railroad tracks and the guardrail.  A guy wire was across the road that was removed by fire crews.

The driver of the truck was not entrapped and was transported to a local hospital for evaluation.

Elizabeth Rescue & QRS 139 responded along with Lincoln Engine 184 to the scene for rescue and fire duties.  Elizabeth Twp EMS responded for EMS duties, and police units from Lincoln, Liberty, Glassport, Elizabeth Twp, and Elizabeth Boro all were on scene.  Glassport Squad 161 was dispatched to block the road at the bridge.

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Lincoln chief seeks more part-time help

lincoln-police-chiefBy Michael DiVittorio – McKeesport Daily News

Lincoln police Chief Richard Bosco told council on Tuesday he would like to hire a few more part-time officers following the resignation of two patrolmen.

Council accepted the resignations of part-time officer Jodi Leitzel and full-time officer Lucas McClure.

Council appointed part-time officer Michael Mihal to a permanent full-time position. Mihal was temporarily promoted to full-time last month while McClure was on unpaid administrative leave.

That leaves the department with two full-time and seven part-time officers.

Bosco said he has enough officers to cover all shifts, but would like at least two more part-time officers in case of call-offs, vacation or illnesses.

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Car Collides With Tractor Trailer near Elizabeth Giant Eagle

100913-giant-eagle-crash-1Story by HoopieWorld.com – Photos by Josh Hickman

Crews were dispatched to a vehicle vs tractor trailer accident shortly after 4pm on Tuesday, October 8th in front of the Giant Eagle on McKeesport Rd / Lincoln Blvd on the Elizabeth Twp / Lincoln Borough border.

Per witnesses, a vehicle pulled out from the Giant Eagle parking lot and struck the rear end of a box trailer of a truck traveling north on Lincoln Blvd towards Glassport.

Crews from Blaine Hill Engine and Squad 142 and Lincoln Engine 184 applied oil dry to the roadway, disconnected the battery, and assisted with patient packaging.

Elizabeth Twp EMS 520 transported one patient to Jefferson Hospital.

Liberty Service 183 was requested to the bottom of Bellbridge Road in Lincoln to block Lincoln Blvd.

Elizabeth Twp and Lincoln Borough police responded and investigated the cause.

Elizabeth Borough police also responded to assist with traffic control at the light at Lovedale Road.

All crews cleared once the car was towed.