Chimney Fire in West Homestead

Last night around 2345 hours Station 137 was dispatched into the Borough of West Homestead along with their first alarm assignment for a report of a chimney on fire. 292 Chief arrived on scene to find a working chimney fire with extension into the second floor walls and eves of the attic space. 137 Rescue responded with a crew of 6. Upon arrival the rescue crew provided rapid intervention team (RIT) operations along with interior operations. Crews worked on scene for roughly three hours before being release back into service by command.

Photo credit: Edgewood VFD


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Edgewood Volunteer Fire Department

2 Race Street

Pittsburgh, PA 15218

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