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Commercial Building Fire

Just after 3:00 a.m. this morning, Truck 4 was dispatched on a mutual aid response to a Wilkins Township restaurant for a  fire alarm activation. While enroute, units were updated by the Police stating the restaurant was filling with smoke. T4 arrived and split the crew. The … [Read more...]

Vehicle Over a Hillside

Rescue 4 was dispatched with Company 6 to a reported vehicle over a hillside along William Penn Highway. Crews from R-4 and E-61 worked to stabilize the vehicle so the uninjured occupant could be removed. The driver was evaluated and transported to the hospital by Ambulance 6-9. … [Read more...]

Rush Hour Crash

This afternoon at the height of Monroeville's rush hour, Company 4 was alerted to a two vehicle collision on Mosside Boulevard. Units arrived to find one vehicle on it's side and another vehicle off the roadway in a grassy area. No extrication was needed, however, one occupant … [Read more...]

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Fun-Fest Event

    Last evening, the crews were invited to the second annual "Summer Family Funfest" hosted by Harvest Bible Chapel. The event was held at Monroeville Park West and offered the opportunity to display some of our apparatus for the community. The three hour event attracted over … [Read more...]

Congratulations

This past weekend, several Monroeville Fire Department Members challenged the Firefighter II written and practical tests. Station 4 would like to congratulate all of those Members who took the opportunity to better themselves and the Department through their commitment to a … [Read more...]

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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...]