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Marathon Weekend

   The first weekend of May is traditionally the weekend that the 'Dick's Sporting Goods - City of Pittsburgh Marathon' is held. Company 4 has always had a few Members that ran either the half or full marathon. However, a few years ago a new tradition was started when Station … [Read more...]

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Station Fill

    This morning Engine 42 was requested by Westmoreland County Dispatch to move up into Station 22 (Export VFD) while they worked at a gas well fire in Salem Township. A crew of 6 personnel filled Station 22 for approximately 2.5 hours. During this time Engine 41 and Medic 48 … [Read more...]

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Monroeville Assists Plum

This morning, Monroeville Engine 52 and Truck 4 were dispatched into the Unity section of Plum Borough for a residential structure fire.  E52 and T4 arrived to a well involved fire inside the garage and quickly extending throughout the house. Due to hydrant issues the fire … [Read more...]

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Turnpike Fire

Today, Monroeville and Plum fire departments were dispatched to a tractor trailer fire on the PA Turnpike. Monroeville Engines 52 and 41 were able to access the fire through the Monroeville Industrial Park while E42 and Unity E233-1 accessed the scene via the turnpike … [Read more...]

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Event Stand-by

On Saturday morning, crews were detailed to stand-by at Gateway High School while Presidential Candidate hopeful Ted Cruz held a rally. Over a thousand folks attended the rally and no issues erupted. Remember that the Pennsylvania Primary is Tuesday, April 26th and those that are … [Read more...]

“Anniversary” Dinner

   On Friday, April 22nd, crews were pleasantly surprised when one of our new friends and his wife stopped by with some delicious pizzas. Matt was successfully revived after suffering a sudden cardiac arrest exactly one year ago. He was at work and colleagues immediately began … [Read more...]

Truck Goes to Plum

This morning around 3:00 am Truck 4 was alerted for the possible apartment fire in the Holiday Park section of Plum. T4 positioned as the first arriving Truck on the A side and assisted the Engine Companies with ventilation. It was determined that a small fire occurred when an … [Read more...]

Easter Kitchen Fire

  Right at the Noon hour on Easter Sunday crews were dispatched for a reported kitchen fire in the 4th District. C41 and E41 arrived with a moderate smoke condition emitting from the house and the family evacuated. It turned out to be a small but effective fire inside the … [Read more...]

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Route 22 Wreck

Early Saturday morning, Rescue 4 and Medic 48 were dispatched to William Penn Highway for a vehicle accident with injuries. A single vehicle had smashed through a concrete pylon and then a utility pole, sheering it off and sending the top of the pole crashing to the ground. The … [Read more...]

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Landing Zone Class

This evening, Members from Stations 1, 4, 5 gathered at Station 4 for some training. Sarah Anderson, a flight nurse from STAT Medivac, gave a presentation regarding the proper guidelines and procedures when choosing a landing zone for air ambulances. Although Monroeville EMS does … [Read more...]