Take the time today, before your barbecues, before celebrating the beginning of Summer, to honor and give thanks to those who have given the ultimate sacrifice.
19:04 – Units were dispatched to 32 Arlington Court in the first due for a working kitchen fire. Initial reports indicated that the fire had spread from the stove to cabinets above the stove. 260 Chief arrived on scene and had good smoke pushing through the front door. 260 Truck arrived on scene about a …View full post
11:20 – Units were dispatched to 403 Davis Avenue in our first due for a working house fire. 260 Chief arrived on scene and had smoke showing. The back deck was off and spreading to the rest of the house. 260 Truck arrived on scene a short time later and began to knock the fire. …View full post
08:18 - 260 Rescue assisted 259 Rescue with removal of a dog from a creek bed behind 1809 Babcock Boulevard. Upon arrival, 259 had ground ladders set up down to the creek bed. 260 team utilized a firefighter in hip boots to ford the creek and bring the dog to the near shore behind the address. …View full post
07:51 – Multiple calls were coming into Allegheny County 9-1-1 for a working house fire at 75 Shaler Ave. 260 Truck arrived 2nd on scene to a working structure fire behind 247EN2. Upon arrival, the 2-1/2 story dwelling had the entire roof and 2nd floor filled with fire. 260 Truck set up for aerial operations, …View full post
20:41 – Units were dispatched to the bus garage on Poplar St in Etna for a bus on fire. 149 Arrived on scene and had an access issue getting into the compound, so they forced entry through a chain link fence with a saw. 260 Rescue arrived on scene and utilized tank water to assist …View full post
21:12 – Units dispatched to Route 28 South in the area of the Shaler Pump House for a truck on fire. 260 Rescue was on scene in less than 5 minutes and had the fire knocked down in about another3 minutes. 259 was continued in to assist with overhaul and 191 was cancelled Additional photos …View full post
19:25 – Units were dispatched to 911 Penn St in Sharpsburg for a working fire on the 2nd floor. 260 Truck took the C side of the structure, focusing on ventilation, and later assisted with overhaul. The fire was declared under control in about 40 minutes. Units Dispatched: 265E, 102E, 111E, 217E, 260T, 191RIT Special …View full post
1:14 – Units dispatched to the area of 575 Seavey Rd in front of Seavey Service for a vehicle rollover with entrapment. 260 Chief arrived on scene shortly after police and stated that the patient had been extricated. 259 was returned for there were no other extensive hazards. 260 Rescue handled a containment detail …View full post
15:44 – Units dispatched to Tsudis Chocolate Company in R.I.D.C. for the back of the building on fire. First CES from 111 & 102 reporting heavy smoke inside. 260 Truck arrived on scene and began ventilation on side B. 260 Rescue arrived and made entry into the fire room, shutting off an active sprinkler with …View full post
Crews worked to demonstrate to the Shaler Seniors what can happen if you drink and drive. Parties involved to make this a successful year include: Shaler EMS Shaler Police Shaler Fire Companies -Rescues 259, 260 & Engine 264 Shaler High School First Responder Class Stat MedevacView full post
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 …
19:04 – Units were dispatched to 32 Arlington Court in the first due for a working kitchen fire. Initial reports indicated that the fire had spread from the stove to cabinets above the stove. 260 Chief arrived on scene and had good smoke pushing through the front door. 260 Truck arrived on scene about a …
11:20 – Units were dispatched to 403 Davis Avenue in our first due for a working house fire. 260 Chief arrived on scene and had smoke showing. The back deck was off and spreading to the rest of the house. 260 Truck arrived on scene a short time later and began to knock the fire. …
The Cherry City VFC sends out condolences to all that were affected by two major incidents this past week. The first being the Bombing at the Boston Marathon that initially killed 4 innocent people, including an MIT Police Officer, and wounding dozens more. Boston first responders had a daunting task ahead of them following the …
Company 260 was alerted for 2 alarms, both were false. The first was a call at 614 Lincoln Ave in Millvale and the 2nd was at the Marzolf Primary School in Bauerstown’s area. Both calls were reported false prior to going en route.
19:49 – Truck 260 responded to 288 Butler St in Etna for a kitchen fire. Police knocked the fire down with extinguishers. Truck 260 assisted with ventilation while 149 checked for extension.
09:37 – Units dispatched to Saxonburg Blvd at Route 8 for a crash with Entrapment. Police arrived on scene confirming one trapped. 262 and 149 went to work, extricating the patient in a couple of minutes. 260 Rescue was disregarded while turning onto Route 8.
04:36 - Truck 260 alerted for a fire alarm on the 4th floor of the Chrismar Apartments in Millvale. Upon arrival, 260 Truck took side A of the building and staged manpower with command. The crew was not utilized and the alarm was determined to be false due to smoking.
11:56 - Station 260 was initially alerted for a fire alarm at 305 Soose Road. Shortly after dispatch, police and Chief 260 arrived on scene and had smoke in the house. The alarm was upgraded to a full 1st alarm. 260 Truck stretched a 1-3/4″ hand line to the front door and went inside to investigate …
20:04 – Company 260 alerted for the truck to respond into Sharpsburg at the Dollar General for gas inside of the structure. 265 Captain held the assignment to 102 & 265.