Members from Homeville Station 293 held a fire safety assembly at Homeville Elementary School. Members from Homeville were joined by members from Baldwin EMS and Allegheny County Emergency Services. Students listened to speakers from each department and got to ask questions. After the assembly, students were able to go outside and look around at the trucks and equipment that first responders use.b2ap3_thumbnail_IMG_0949.JPGb2ap3_thumbnail_IMG_0950.JPGb2ap3_thumbnail_IMG_0953.JPG

Around 4:30am this morning crews from Station 293 were dispatched to assist Station 171 (Homestead) for a dwelling fire on E. 14th Ave. 

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Members from Station 293 participated in their weekly Thursday night drill. Members worked with the Rescue 42 strut system to help stabilize a vehicle on its side. The Rescue 42 system can quickly be deployed to stabilize a vehicle to ensure rescuer and victim safety during extrication. b2ap3_thumbnail_IMG_3601.JPG

Stations 293, 294, 298 and 510 were dispatched to Homestead Duquesne Road for a vehicle accident with rollover. Units arrived on-scene to find a single box truck on its side and all occupants out of the vehicle.  Crews helped clean up fluids and assisted with traffic.b2ap3_thumbnail_IMG_0892_20160512-145126_1.JPG

The officers and members of Homeville VFC would to congratulate Probationary Firefighter Mark Mashoney on completing his essentials of firefighting and obtaining the rank of Firefighter.