Early this morning, the first alarm was transmitted for a reported building fire at Jo Lynn Pizza in the borough. Communications started to receive multiple calls for smoke coming from the building which was confirmed by Liberty police when they arrived.
Crews were kept busy this afternoon as severe weather moved into the Mon Valley just after 1500hrs. Heavy down pours were mixed with high winds and lighting throughout the area, Personnel handled multiple reports of trees being brought down, power lines down and other property damage reports.
Around 0015 this morning crews were alerted for a solitary vehicle crash, vehicle into a wooded area with unknown injuries. Lincoln Borough police arrived and reported a pick up truck into the woods, appears the driver may have fled from the scene.
At 1300hrs this afternoon Liberty Borough Police were out on routine patrol and discovered a odor of natural gas in the 400 Block of Glenn Avenue. The police immediately radioed into the 911 center requesting the fire department activated.
1st alarm was transmitted this morning for smoke coming from the roof of a home in the 1000 block of Delaware Avenue. Glassport Police arrived on the scene confirming smoke from the eaves/roof. Crews arrived to find a fire in the basement, extending vertically by running the walls.
1st alarm was transmitted this morning around 0940 for smoke coming from the roof of a home in the 600 block of Michigan Avenue. Glassport Police arrived confirming the dispatch of smoke showing from the roof, home appears to be vacant.
At 0500 this morning, the 1st alarm was transmitted sending the AIR truck into Elizabeth Twp. for a reported apartment fire above the Trail View Convenience Store. Additional calls started coming into the 911 center reporting the fire was actually in the store spreading to the above apartment.
At 1548 this afternoon, the first alarm was transmitted for a reported apartment fire in the 800 Block of Monongahela Avenue in Glassport. Police arrived on scene reporting smoke showing from the alpha side.
Just after 1930 this evening while crews were wrapping up drill, the 1st alarm assignment was transmitted for a possible house fire in the 3200 Block of Oakland Drive in the borough. A neighbor reported she could see a fire visible through a window of home on Oakland Drive.
Just after 13:15 this afternoon the 1st alarm assignment was transmitted for smoke in the basement of a dwelling in the 400 block of Ohio Avenue in Glassport. GLAPD arrived on scene confirming a smoke condition with a unknown source at this time.
At 09:15 this morning, the 1st alarm assignment was transmitted for a house fire in the 600 block of Owens Avenue. 183 captain arrived reporting a 1 story brick with smoke showing from the alpha side. 183 chief arrived assuming command and updating incoming units of a fire in the sub-division.
Just before 5:00pm this evening crews were alerted to the intersection of Lincoln Blvd and Bellbridge Rd for a 2 vehicle crash, 1 reported to be trapped. Chief 139 arrived, confirmed 1 trapped in the 4 door car after a T-Bone type collision.
At 0048 the City of Mckeesport was sent to the 2900 block of Garbett Street for a house fire. Upon the arrival of 190 Deputy 3,fire was visible from a the charlie side and an exposure structure on the delta side.
Just before 5pm this evening area crews were alerted to the 2200 block of Lincoln Blvd in Lincoln Borough for a business filling with smoke. Local police arrived confirming black smoke emitting from the building.
Just after 1915hrs this evening crews were alerted as part of a 2nd alarm assignment for a house fire in the 1700 block of Evans Avenue in the City of McKeesport. The air truck responded to the scene while the rescue transferred into station 161 on a move up detail.
Around 1645hrs this afternoon Rescue 183 was alerted to transfer into Central Station 147 while they operated a house fire along Industry Road. Within minutes of being alerted for the station fill, command requested our unit to the scene to assist with over haul and dealing with some hot spots.
Storms rolled through the area this late afternoon bringing heavy rains and wind throughout the Mon Valley and Steel Valley keeping departments extremely busy. Locally your volunteers handled multiple pumping details, a power line down on Memory Lane, traffic control for a small land slide on Libert...
As crews were still dealing with the multiple wire incidents including the fire house having no power, the alarm was transmitted by communications for a reported building fire at Woody's Italian Restaurant in Versailles Borough.
Just after 1500 hours this afternoon, as wind gusts picked up throughout the area, the 911 center became swamped with calls for wires down/arcing, transformers on fire and trees down all over the county.
Just before 2200 hrs this evening crews were alerted to a reported house fire in the 800 block of Weldon Street in Port Vue. Communications was receiving multiple calls for a working fire and possible entrapment.