With the switch over to County 911, members from the West Mifflin fire departments went through extensive training on the County CAD software. Members learned how to use both basic and advance options that County provides with their software. Members from station 293 used their newly installed Mobile Data Terminals during the class.

 

Don't forget:

Beginning at 0800am May 5th 2015  all four West Mifflin Fire Departments will begin utilizing Allegheny County 911 for dispatch services and will no longer be dispatched by the West Mifflin Police Department. To report a Fire/Rescue emergency residents are to begin dialing 911.

With the switch over to County 911 on May 5th, station 293 recently upgraded their previous Mobile Data Terminals (MDT) with more state of the art equipment. The previous equipment was outdated and was unable to provide the service that was needed. The new equipment has been installed in three of the fire apparatus at station 293. The new terminals allows the officer of the truck to quickly gain details of the call and also allows the officer to map the location via GPS. This service is provided by county and allows real time updates of the call and gives the officer a better insight of what to expect.

 

Don't forget:

Beginning at 0800am May 5th 2015  all four West Mifflin Fire Departments will begin utilizing Allegheny County 911 for dispatch services and will no longer be dispatched by the West Mifflin Police Department. To report a Fire/Rescue emergency residents are to begin dialing 911.

Station 293 was dispatched to assist station 298(Whitaker) with a Motor Vehicle Crash with entrapment at Bob's Autotorium. Station 293 responded with 293 Rescue and Utility and provided assistance with patient extrication. 1 Patient was rescued from the vehicle and transferred to a local area hospital. The cause of the crash is currently under investigation.

http://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/2015/04/08/severe-crash-shuts-down-rankin-bridge/

West Mifflin Fire Departments to begin utilizing Allegheny County 911 for dispatch services

 

Beginning May 5th 2015 at 0800am

 

West Mifflin Pennsylvania, April 6, 2015: Beginning at 0800am May 5th 2015  all four West Mifflin Fire Departments will begin utilizing Allegheny County 911 for dispatch services and will no longer be dispatched by the West Mifflin Police Department. To report a Fire/Rescue emergency residents are to begin dialing 911.

 

·         Residents & Businesses with a Monitored Fire Alarm system are asked to update the alarm company with the following number (412) 473-3370 THIS NUMBER IS FOR ALARM COMPANIES ONLY

·         This change is only for the Fire Departments, Police will still be dispatched by the West Mifflin Police department dispatch center

·         This press release is for Homeville VFC # 1 , Duquesne Annex VFC # 2 , West Mifflin VFC # 3 ,& Skyview VFC # 4

 

Station 293 was dispatched to assist station 133 (Duquesne) with a working structure fire on Kennedy Avenue. 293 Quint staged on the Delta/Charlie side of the structure and provided aerial operations. Crews from 293 also assisted with fire suppression and overhaul of the structure. All occupants of the structure made it out safely.

 

http://www.wtae.com/news/fire-destroys-house-in-duquesne/32128946