Around 1053 station 293 was dispatched for a vehicle fire endangering a structure. Upon arrival, 293 firefighter Gary Kopcho found a fully involved engine compartment fire as well as smoke coming from the structure. 293 Quint and 171 Truck crew extinguished the car fire and made entry through the garage of the house. During the suppression of the car fire, Baldwin EMS crew reported they had fire in the basement of the structure. Crews from 294 assisted Baldwin EMS with the suppression of the fire in the garage. Crews were able to make a quick knock and kept minimal damage to the structure.


Responding Companies: 293 (Homeville), 294 (Duquesne Annex), 298 ( Whitaker), 171 (Homestead), 133 (Duquesne), 510 (Baldwin EMS), WMPD and ACFM (Allegheny County Fire Marshall)