Residential Automatic Fire Alarm
By Firefighter Mike Cline
September 11, 2018

At ~1:50 PM, Westmorland 911 dispatched Station 20 (Murrysville VFC) for a Automatic Fire Alarm at the Murrysville Rehabilitation and Wellness Center. Station 20 responded with Truck 20 (4 firefighters including Lieutenant 20), with Assistant Chief 20 going directly to the scene. Also dispatched to assist Station 20 were Station 64 (White Valley VFC), Station 22 (Export VFC), Station 78 (Sardis VFC), and Station 236 (Holiday Park VFC). Assistant Chief 20 was first on scene, and discovered that one of the residents had accidently activated the center's fire alarm. Assistant Chief 20 cancelled all responding units, and the center's staff reset the automatic fire alarm system.

Units: Truck 20
Mutual Aid: White Valley Volunteer Fire Company (Station 64-Engine 64), Export Volunteer Fire Company (Station 22-Engine 22-2), Sardis Volunteer Fire Company (Station 78-Engine 78), and Holiday Park Volunteer Fire Company (Station 236-Truck 236)