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First Due Apartment

     This evening, just after 7pm, Companies were dispatched to an apartment complex in Company 4's first due area for a reported apartment fire. E41 arrived with a moderate smoke condition and found a working bedroom fire in a basement level apartment. Quick work was … [Read more...]

Never Forgotten

It was 19 years ago today that Monroeville #4 FF/EMT Joe Vagnier lost his life in the line of duty during the July 1st flash floods that hit Monroeville and Pitcairn. After making several water rescues that day Joe Vagnier died in an attempt to rescue people believed trapped … [Read more...]

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Tragedy Remembered

  Today we remember Hackensack (NJ) Fire Captain Williams, Lieutenant Reinhagen, and Firefighters Kresja, Radumski, and Ennis who were killed in the Line of Duty while they were engaged in interior fire suppression efforts at the Hackensack Ford automobile dealership when … [Read more...]

Congratulations!

Company 4 congratulates two newly appointed EMTs to the ranks. Both Autumn and Joe have passed their EMT exams and are now National Registered Emergency Medical Technicians. This will certainly help since as of this posting, Station 4 has answered 1,781 EMS runs for the year. … [Read more...]

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US Open Detail

    All of last week the Oakmont Country Club was hosting the USGA and the US Open.  Several of our members spent their days and nights working EMS details during practice rounds and during the 4 day tournament.  Crews worked under the direction of Plum EMS and with several … [Read more...]

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Water Rescue

Immediately after fueling the Rescue truck from the RIT response, Rescue 4 was dispatched to assist Wilmerding with a possible water rescue. A vehicle had lost control and plunged into Turtle Creek and it was uncertain if anyone was inside or underneath the vehicle. R4 and Rescue … [Read more...]

RIT Response

Just before 4pm this afternoon Rescue 4 was dispatched into Wilkins Township as the Rapid Intervention Team for a residential structure fire. R4 responded with five personnel and stood by until the fire was placed under control.  … [Read more...]

Yes. That's the REAL Stanley Cup...

Let’s go Pens!!

Here's hoping the Penguins can facilitate a 25 year reunion between "The Lady" (Truck 4) and Lord Stanley... Back in 1991 some Members of #4 were privileged enough to pose with THE Stanley Cup on Bucknell Drive as the team dentist was a resident of our first due area. … [Read more...]

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Live-Ins Being Sought

      Monroeville Fire Co. No. 4 is currently seeking qualified applicants for the Live-In Program. If you want to be part of the busiest Volunteer Fire Company in Western PA with over 700 fire and 3500 EMS runs annually, take a look at what we have to offer: Residency … [Read more...]

Many Aircraft Landings

This afternoon, Forbes Medic 952, Medic 48 and Medic 49 assisted Forbes Regional Hospital with simultaneously landing 4 inbound medical aircraft with multiple traumas. Two airships from STAT Medivac and two from LifeFlight were landed at both Forbes' helipad and the field … [Read more...]

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Cheering On The Pens

Last night the Pittsburgh Penguins advanced to the Stanley Cup Finals by beating the Tampa Bay Lightning in game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals. When the Pens won their first Stanley Cup back in 1991, that beautiful piece of hardware made a visit to the area and was … [Read more...]

Kitchen Fire

Engine 41 responded to a kitchen fire at an apartment complex in District 1 this afternoon. An EMS crew from Station #1, who happened to be in the area at the time of dispatch, arrived quickly and were able to mostly extinguish the fire while removing the occupant from her … [Read more...]

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U.S. Open Orientation

Tonight several of our Paramedics and EMT's took part in orientation at Plum EMS. They will be assisting Plum, as Oakmont hosts the 116th U.S. Open. Oakmont expects to host 235,000 visitors including 5,000 volunteers from 46 states and 16 countries. This will be the 9th … [Read more...]

Special Thanks

On Sunday afternoon the crews at Station #4 were greeted by our new friends from Riverside Community Church located in Oakmont. They brought us a delicious tray of cookies during their day of serving others. We greatly appreciate the kind gesture. … [Read more...]