House Fire in Braddock Hills

Today, around 1545, units were dispatched to a reported house fire in the 300 block of Park Avenue Extension in Braddock Hills. 137 Rescue, out at the Basic Vehicle Rescue Technician class, immediately marked en route with six firefighters. Both 137 Engine and 137 QRS marked en route quickly thereafter.

137 Rescue arrived on scene right behind 207 Engine. 207 crews discovered fire running through the walls and attic space. 137 crews immediately assisted in laddering the structure and establishing a water supply with 137 Engine. 137 crews also pulled a line from 207 Engine and made entry with 207 crews, hitting hot spots and searching the walls and ceilings for heat.

Crews remained on scene for approximately an hour assisting in overhaul and ventilation.

Responding companies: 113, 114, 137, 153, 207.

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Edgewood Volunteer Fire Department

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Pittsburgh, PA 15218

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