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Station 260

Welcome to the internet home of the Cherry City Volunteer Fire Company!  Cherry City VFC is an ALL VOLUNTEER organization that provides fire suppression and rescue services for the First District of Shaler Township, and also to mutual aid companies within and outside of Shaler Township.  Some of the services we provide include, but not …

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Apr 01

Call 2014-62 – Gas Grill on Fire

16:08 – Units were dispatcher to 234 Queensbury Ct in the Woodbridge Neighborhood of Ross Township (246′s Area) for a report of a propane grill on fire next to a townhome.  Upon arrival by 510FM1, he stated that it was a small fire along the gas line to the stove.  With that said, 247 Deputy …

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Mar 26

Call 2014-61 – Smoke in a Structure

06:28 – Units dispatched to 1512 Walters Ave in Shaler for a report of smoke in the house. Upon arrival, 260 Truck staged on Marvin and the crew was sent to staging, however was released a short time later.  The cause of the smoke was a burnt up furnace motor.

Mar 26

Call 2014-60 – Smoke in a Structure

03:27 – Companies dispatched to the Sharpsburg High Rise for a fire alarm in the building.  265 Truck arrived on scene and had smoke showing from an apartment on the 5th division.  260 Truck staged on side A of the structure and was not utilized as the cause was a bad cook and 265/102 handled …

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Mar 24

Call 2014-59 – Working House Fire

03:31 – Crews responded for a working house fire at 102 Convent Ave in the first due.  260 Chief arrived on scene and reported a good working fire.  260 Truck took the front of the structure and stretched lines into the structure with 259 & 191, making a quick knock.  102 RIT assisted with laddering …

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Mar 21

Call 2014-58 – Smoke Investigation

09:20 – 260 Truck and 149 Engine responded for a report of a brush fire under the 62nd street. 260 Truck responded and held at the railroad tracks under the 62nd. The truck was not utilzed and was returned by command

Mar 19

Call 2014-57 – Structure Fire

13:58 - Company 260, along with a full first alarm assignment was dispatched to 50 Maplewood Road within the first district of our first due area. The reporting party, from 110 Convent Ave, was on scene and reported that the family had multiple dogs inside of the house. Upon arrival at 14:01, 260 Assistant (Nestler) reported …

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Mar 18

Call 2014-56 – Report of an Oven Fire

23:47 – Units dispatched to 105 Sisca St in Sharpsburg for a report of an oven fire.  Initial units arrived on scene and held the assignment to 265 & 102 as there was no immediate issue.

Mar 17

Call 2014-53, 54 & 55 – Gas Odor Outside

Company 260 dispatched multiple times for an odor of gas outside in the area of Friday Rd at Perry St.  Peoples gas was contacted and they have marked the street for repairs.

Mar 15

Call 2014-46 – CO Alarm

20:49 - 260 Rescue dispatched to a CO Alarm activation with no ill effects at 198 Seavey Rd. The premise was metered and tthe crew determined that it was activated due to a malfunction. The homeowner was advised to replace the detector.

Mar 15

Call 2014-52 – Structure Fire

12:38 - 260 Truck dispatched initially for a fire alarm at 614 Lincioln Ave in Millvale, and while en route, was upgraded to a structure fire call. The sprinklers put out the fire and 260 Truck crew did salvage & overhaul inside of the building. 4 Tarps were left on scene.

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