At 15:38 Station 302 (Wilkins #1), 122 Engine (Churchill), and 303 Truck (Wilkins #3) were alerted for smoke coming from an apartment building in the 100-blk of Briaridge Dr, Wilkins Twp. Police arrived onscene just after dispatch and reported a working apartment fire in the building. With this update 302 Chief added 304 Engine (Wilkins #4), and 283 Engine (Turtle Creek) to the assignment but shortly after called a full 2nd Alarm which brought 207 Engine (North Braddock), 113 Engine (Braddock), 153 Truck, and 230 RIT (Pitcairn) to the scene also. First arriving crews quickly stretched a line to begin extinguishing the fire. Additional companies arrived and assisted with extinguishment, overhaul, and ventilation, including 153 Truck who's crew went to the roof in case it needed to be vented. During the fire additional companies were requested to the scene for additional manpower including 192 Quint (Monroeville 1), and 137 RIT (Edgewood). The fire was contained to 1 apartment and under control in just under 1 hour. 153 equipment returned after operating for 90 minutes. The Allegheny County Fire Marshall is investigating.
Command: 302 Chief (Romanelli)
Units Working: 302 Engine, 122 Engine and Rescue, 303 Truck, 304 Engine, 283 Engine, 207 Engine, 113 Engine, 153 Engine and Truck, 137 Rescue, 192 Quint