Runaway Dump Truck!
Today around 1440 hours, stations 278 and 137 were dispatched to the area of Krist Glen Drive for a dump truck reportedly into a structure. Units arrived on scene to find a dump truck with a trailer attached carrying asphalt equipment into a structure with significant structural damage. Crews also encountered an active gas leak. 278 and 137 crews worked to search what they could for any possible victims. All searches came up negative. A two inch attack line was placed in service until People’s Gas could secure the gas leak. No injuries were reported on scene. Crews operated on scene for over 4 hours until the vehicle and trailer was removed safely from the structure. 137 Engine stood by in station with a crew of 6 to answer any other incidents in Edgewood and Swissvale.