In Memory of
Chief Emeritus
John C. Haschke


2015 Call Stats
Fire
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499
QRS
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776
TOTAL
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1,275



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The boys from the hill....
1,275 calls for service
in 2015

Recent Calls

Call Information (Blue = Medical, Red = Fire)
2017-04-26 21:05:28.000000 FRCOM1 1A COMMERCIAL OR APARTMENT BLDG FIRE LONGHORN STEAKHOUSE MCC at 9150 COVENANT AVE MCC
2017-04-26 08:48:45.000000 ALFRRES F2 FIRE ALARM RES BLDG 553 BEECH CT btwn MEWS LN and END ROS
2017-04-25 17:19:08.000000 QRS2 Q2 E-2 QRS / EMS ASSIST 326 HOLLY HILL DR btwn ILEX DR and ILEX DR ROS
2017-04-25 14:38:23.000000 ALFRRES F2 FIRE ALARM RES BLDG 241 KINVARA DR btwn GLEN DA LOUGH CT and SHANNON DR ROS
2017-04-25 11:19:17.000000 SERVICEF F3 PUBLIC SERVICE DETAILS WALDORF PARK APTS BLDG C at 103 MCKNIGHT CIR ROS

Latest Highlights

First Arriving To 246 House

0059 April 6th, 2017 Upon returning from a fire alarm members noticed a house fire in company 246's first due in pending on the CAD. Knowing we were first due truck the crew took off with 5. Chief 246 arrived with fire on the first floor of a duplex. Truck 247 was first arriving side alpha and split up completing inside and outside duties. The building was being laddered and the fire was being kept in check with the can. With a significant knock from the can the line was brought in for mop up. Overhaul and ventilation started and the utilities were controlled. Crews operated for about an hour before returning.


Submitted by: ColemanD
April 06, 2017


1 Trapped

3/15/17 The Engine Company responded to McKnight in front of Red Lobster for a 2 vehicle accident unknown status. Upon 210-C2's arrival he reported one trapped 1 unconscious . The Engine company was Onscene as the report was given. The engine stabilized, started patient care to the priority patient, and pulled a protective handline to the car while Ross West View EMS Rescue extricated the patient.


Submitted by: ColemanD
March 15, 2017


Special Request Engine Company to West View

West View Fire Company responded to a brush fire in the area of Princeton and Carlisle Avenues. 297 Chief was in the area with alot of smoke and requested Engine 247. Engine 247 and the Duty Chief responded with 7 men. 297 chief arrived and found a 30 x 60 foot brush fire and also requested Engine 249. Engine 249 arrived prior to engine 247 and laid supply line from Homekort Ave and Short Street and Engine 247 pumped their line. The Engine company operated for approx 20 minutes extinguishing and checking for hot spots before returning to service.


Submitted by: ColemanD
March 10, 2017


Engine Stretchin'

The Engine Company has been rather steady within the past week and a half running multiple reported fires. One of the highlight incidents was Perrytown tavern in company 248's district. Box 248-005 dropped at 0527 for the rear deck on fire. Engine 247 was the third due engine company and was on the road with 5 as companies were still acknowledging. Engine 247 and 248 met at Good lane, Engine 248 took side charlie and Engine 247 stretched from side alpha and got a knock on the porch fire. Company 248 placed a ground ladder and found no extension to the building. Crews operated for approximately 20 minutes before returning to service.


Submitted by: ColemanD
March 07, 2017


2017 CPR/AED and Basic First Aid Class Schedule

Berkeley Hills Fire Company announces its schedule of CPR/AED and Basic First Aid classes for 2017. Classes are held at Berkeley Hills Fire Company station at 235 Siebert Road Pittsburgh, PA 15237. CPR/AED Classes start at 10:00 AM and Basic First Aid Classes, for students that require it, will start immediately after the end of the CPR/AED course.

Additional information including dates and registration information can be found on our Public Training page.


Submitted by: mmurray
December 29, 2016


Rollover Saturday

11/26 The Engine company ran 3 wrecks starting just before noon. The first was minor on Thompson run road one patient was transported and the engine cleared within the hour.

1412 The next was right up the street from the firehouse in front of Eden Christian Academy. The engine and squad arrived with one on its roof, stretched the red line, and the EMT's started patient care Paramedic Morgan assisted the victim with self extrication.

1726 The Engine is alerted for a car fire in front of AutoZone, County then advised that the car was on fire secondary to a rollover accident. The Engine company stretched the red line once again. The patient was self extricated upon arrival, and the vehicle was not on fire at any point. Patient care was initiated and cleanup started. The engine had McKnight shutdown for about 40 minutes before clearing.






Submitted by: ColemanD
November 28, 2016


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