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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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Jun 04

Call 2014-92 – Electrical Condition

00:12 – Units responded to 139 5th St in Aspinwall for smoke inside of the house with an apparent electrical condition.  260 Rescue (RIT) was cancelled en route as there was no need for the GO team.

May 27

Call 2014-91 – Gas Leak in a House

16:21 – A box assignment was dropped for 104 Kriss Dr in the first due for an odor of gas coming from the residence.  Upon arrival, 260 Truck began an investigation and quickly determined it was a stove burner left on without being lit.  260 Truck held the assignment and ventilated the structure.

May 26

Call 2014-90 – Vehicle Crash

10:56 – Company 260 along with 191 were dispatched to the area between the Millvale Exit and the 40th ST Bridge for a vehicle crash with containment.  260 Truck was responding from Station 217 with a full crew, however was cancelled by 191 as they advised they could handle.

May 24

Call 2014-89 – Extinguished Oven Fire

22:13 – A box assignment was sent for Residential Care Services in Millvale for a report of an extinguished oven fire.  191 held the assignment and returned the balance.

May 21

Call 2014-88 – Fire Alarm

09:29 – Companies were sent out to 1 Elizabeth St in Etna for a general fire alarm.  The assignment was held to 149 & 264 as there was no immediate problem

May 20

Call 2014-87 – Vehicle into a Structure

10:53 – Units were dispatched to Gino’s Pizza in Sharpsburg for a Uhaul Truck that backed into the building.  With no major structural damage or entrapment, 260 Rescue was cancelled while en route

May 19

Call 2014-86 – Fire Alarm

18:28 – Units were dispatched to 204 Verna Dr in Bauerstown’s District for a fire alarm.  It was set off by a bad cook and all units were returned.

May 17

Call 2014-85 – Assist Police

19:31 – 259, 260 & Rescue 40 were all dispatched to the hillside across from Around the Corner Bar on Babcock for a report of a body found along the creek bank.  Upon an investigation, the body in question was a viable being who was just taking a nap.  All fire & EMS units were …

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May 17

Call 2014-84 – Vehicle Crash

17:56 – Company 260 was dispatched to a vehicle crash on Rt 28 in front of the pumphouse.  149 Rescue was already on the road searching for a similar crash further up 28 and diverted down to the crash in Shaler.  Upon arrival, 149 handled a minor containment detail and held 260 Rescue to cover …

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Call 2014-83 – Vehicle Crash

22:53 – Vehicle vs a pole in the 700 block of Locust Ridge Dr.  260 rescue handled a very minor containment on a Smart Car.


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