2-Alarm House Fire
Today, station 137 responded to 7 calls, including two separate 2-alarm structure fires. Around 1630, units were alerted to a possible lighting strike in the 7800 block of Riverview Avenue in Swissvale. Units arrived on scene to find flames through the roof and a bedroom on side A. A second alarm was struck, bringing additional resources to the scene. The fire was quickly extinguished and 137 units assisted with both interior and exterior operations. Responding companies: 278, 137, 207, 153, 171, 221 For more information and pictures, please visit our Facebook page. The picture attached was taken from the EVFD helmet cam, which is worn by one of our line officers. The full video, as well as additional videos, will be available soon on our new Youtube channel. Stay tuned!