Residential Automatic Fire Alarm
By Firefighter Mike Cline
September 13, 2018

At ~12:23 PM, Westmorland 911 dispatched Station 20 for a Residential Automatic Fire Alarm for a house on Staymates Court. Station 20 responded with Engine 20 (2 firefighters including Lieutenant 20), with Sergeant 20 going directly to the scene, and 3 additional firefighters arriving at Station 20 incase additional fire apparatus was needed. Also dispatched for the incident were Station 64 (White Valley VFC), Station 22 (Export VFC), Station 78 (Sardis VFC), Station 170 (Monroeville #4 VFD), Station 87 (Harrison City VFC), Station 63 (Claridge VFC), Station 9 (Level Green VFC), and Station 30 (Delmont VFC). Sergeant 20 was first on scene, found no apparent fire, and ensured that the house was evacuated. Engine 20 arrived, Lieutenant 20 assumed command and cancelled all enroute units other than Engine 64 and Engine 22-1. The engine crews inspected the house was visually and with Thermal Imagery Cameras, and no fire was found. Command 20 released all on scene units for return to station.

Units: Engine 20
Mutual Aid: White Valley VFC (Station 64-Engine 64), Export VFC (Station 22-Engine 22-1), Sardis VFC (Station 78-Special Ops 78), Monroeville Fire Company #4 (Station 170-Ladder 170), Harrison City VFC (Station 87-Engine 87), Claridge VFC (Station 63-Engine 63), Level Green VFC (Station 9-Engine 9-02), Delmont VFC (Station 30-Engine 30-1)