While preparing to clear the dwelling fire in Penn Hills, ACES 911 alerted 221, 137, 222, 223, & 285 to a reported accident with entrapment just a mile away. 221 units were still trying to pick up at the dwelling fire so 137 Rescue quickly cleared the incident and responded with a full rescue crew. While responding, PD arrived on scene confirming entrapment and requesting RQ to expedite. 137 arrived on scene shortly thereafter and reported one vehicle with heavy damage on its side wrapped around a pole. After extensive stabilization, 137 Rescue & 222EN completed a full roof removal to access the patient, who was taken to the hospital with life threatening injuries. It took just under 25 minutes to extricate the patient.
St 221 was alerted for a complaint of heavy smoke in the area of Selvin & Grove Rd. 221 Ack requesting a driver and had 911 add St. 225 for additional help. 221UT went in service and arrived in the area with police who confirmed there was heavy smoke in the area and they were looking around. 225EN went in service followed by 221LT who were all now in the area as well investigating. 221UT requested 911 fill the box for a possible structure fire assignment while continuing to investigate. 221SQ and 227TK went in service shortly after. As all units were checking the area, 221LT reported a Working Structure Fire in the area of Grove & Chaske but it was off in the distance, at the same time 911 was taking a call for the 7900blk of Lincoln reporting a house on fire. Units located a Working Structure Fire, Fully Involved at 7930 Lincoln Rd and 911 upgraded the box adding 137RIT. 221SQ took position just short of the front of the structure with 225TK. 222EN laid a supply line from Grove that fed 221SQ with several hand lines off and feeding 225TK. 227TK laid a supply line from Tyler to supply there Tower Ops. Crews worked together in sub freezing temps for several hours on 3 handlines and 2 master stream to bring the blaze under control. The PH FM was also on scene for investigation as well as the PH PD and EMS and EAPS EMS for Rehab.