PLEASE BEAR WITH US AS WE UPDATE OUR SITE! SOME THINGS WERE NOT WORKING CORRECTLY AND WE ARE WORKING DILIGENTLY TO RESOLVE THE ISSUES!
The Cherry City Volunteers headed out to the parking lot to practice packaging a patient with a Sked, setting up a tripod with a 4:1 mechanical advantage system on and learning how to tie a hasty harness. This is all in preparation for a class that will be held next week that will include 2 …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
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
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
This is a great program started by our own member, Jim Wyzomirski! Follow the link below to read the entire story on how this program got started. http://triblive.com/mobile/5071880-96/fire-volunteer-wyzomirskiView full post
07:16 – Units dispatched to A Duie Pyle Company in Etna for a report of a trailer on fire with hazardous materials in the vicinity. 149 arrived on scene and had moderate smoke showing from one of the trailers backed up to a loading dock. It was found to be a propane tank that an …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
Tonight, the Allegheny County Chief’s Meeting was held at CCVFC, and Doug Skelley of Allegheny Valley Fire Apparatus wanted to show off his new pump test trailer, which he used to test both the truck and rescue. Thank you for stopping up, Doug, and we wish you luck with utilization of that trailer!View full post
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 …View full post
01:24 – 260 Truck was dispatched to a working fire at 35 Vine St in Etna. Upon arrival, the truck crew entered the structure on a backup line, assisting 149 units already inside with extinguishment of the blaze. No injuries were reported and units remained on scene for a while for overhaul.View full post
00:04 – Units from 149 & 260 dispatched down to the 400 block of Butler St in Etna for a vehicle smoking and containment following a pursuit. 149 went to the rear where the actor vehicle stopped and handled containment and the smoking vehicle at that location. 260 Rescue handled a containment detail in front …View full post
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 …View full post
08:05 – 260 Rescue responded to a vehicle crash with unknown injuries in front of 334 Parker St in the first due. 260 Asssistant arrived on scene, confirmed no injuries, however the rear-end style crash needed a containment detail and 1 tow. The crew assisted police with cleanup and traffic control.View 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 …
Friday November 21, 2014 — 10:51 PM
ALLEGHENY COUNTY 911 :FRCONT, F2, CONTAINMENT/CLEAN UP DETAIL, SHALER PUMPHOUSE NB #OTR, SHA, at 1037 E OHIO ST, SHA, btwn SB OH ST OFRP EVERGREEN AVE RMP and SB OH ST OFRP EVERG, NFD3, 260005, F140083693, CHRY140000190, CONTAINMENT FROM CRASH, Unit:260RQ1 – From 405 11/21/2014 22:22:25
ALLEGHENY COUNTY 911 :29D5U, F1, TRAFFIC – NOT ALERT (UNK # PATIENTS), SHALER PUMPHOUSE NB #OTR, SHA, at 1037 E OHIO ST, SHA, btwn SB OH ST OFRP EVERGREEN AVE RMP and SB OH ST OFRP EVERG, NFD3, 260005, F140083507, CHRY140000189, MVA ONE PT UNRESPONSIVE, Unit:260RQ1 – From 405 11/21/2014 10:51:51 260 Rescue arrived on …
November 20, 2014
ALLEGHENY COUNTY 911 :08B1M, F2, CO POISONING – ALERT/NO DIFF BREATH, 410 COLTON ST, MIL, btwn ELIZABETH ST a nd JOSEPH ST, NFD3, 191001, F140082727, CHRY140000188, Medical ProQA recommends dispatch at this time, Unit:260TK1 – From 405 11/18/2014 10:48:18
Route 8 just South of Spencer Lane Extension, a vehicle lost control on top of Spencer lane Extension, went through a guardrail and landed on Route 8. The occupant was ejected and survived the fall.
November 14, 2014
Tuesday November 11, 2014 — 12:11 PM
ALLEGHENY COUNTY 911 :NGASCOM, F1, NATURAL GAS SMELL/LEAK COM BLDG, GRAINGER INC, OHA, at 120 BETA DR, OHA, btwn ALPHA DR and GAMMA DR, NFD3, 219006, F140080935, CHRY140000187, GAS LEAK IN THE BLDG POSS COMING FROM ROOF TOP UNITS//EVACUATING NOONE SICK, Units:102EN1, 111EN2, 157EN1, 217EN1, 218EN2, 260RQ1, 265TK1 – From 406 11/11/2014 07:45:02
Monday November 10, 2014 — 11:58 PM
ALLEGHENY COUNTY 911 :NGASRES, F1, NATURAL GAS SMELL/LEAK RES BLDG, 497 MT VERNON DR, SHA, btwn ARLINGTON CT and LEXINGTON CT, NFD3, 260002, F140080893, ASPF140000506, SMELL OF NATURAL GAS INSIDE BELIEVES ITS COMING FROM THE DRYER OR THE STOVE, Units:102RQ1, 149EN1, 259EN1, 260RQ1, 260TK1 – From 405 11/10/2014 23:58:46
Monday November 10, 2014 — 2:17 AM
ALLEGHENY COUNTY 911 :08O1, F2, CO ALARM – NO SYMPTOMS, 204 PARK ST, SHA, btwn PATRICK ST and CATHERINE ST, NFD3, 260003, F140080647, CHRY140000185, Unit:260RQ1 – From 405 11/10/2014 01:59:21
Upon arrival, 260 Chief reported a 2 story duplex with crews entering the structure to check with meters. The investigation determined that there were moderate levels of CO in the house and Peoples Gas was notified to check their lines within the house. The landlord was also contacted to assist in opening up the adjacent residence and that was checked with no problems inside. The crew remained on scene to ventilate the structure and awaited the arrival of the gas company.
Some members of CCVFC pose for a picture during the 1st Fall Dinner Dance! It was a great time and we look forward to having it every year!
November 8, 2014