Monday, February 21st, 2022
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Team 800 responded to Mutual, Unity Township to assist Station 83 Mutual & 36 Pleasant Unity fire departments to mitigate a leaking home heating fuel tank. The resident quickly called 9-1-1 to rep...
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East Huntingdon Township Home Heating Fuel Leak, Team 800 personnel assisted local FD to mitigate fuel spill in the basement and then provided assistance to construct an underflow dam to collect the l...
Friday, January 14th, 2022
Team 800 responded on 1/14 to a fuel spill involving a reefer trailer diesel tank that was damaged when the trailer had become disconnected from the tractor. Team 800 assisted Station 26 with mitigat...
Saturday, December 18th, 2021
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Team 800 was requested at approximately 2000 hrs to assist and support New Kensington City FD with the containment and mitigation of a vehicle accident involving two 55 gallon drums of used oil damage...
Friday, June 10th, 2022
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Team 800 performed standby duties for ARFF 121 for the 2022 AirShow in Westmoreland County. 7 members of the team provided response capabilities in R800, UT800, and C800 for practice on June 10, 2022
Wednesday, May 11th, 2022
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Dear Friend and Supporter:We wish to sincerely thank all the businesses and individuals who help make our 20th annual 2022 golf outing a huge success. Even though we were nearly rained out from nearly...
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Station 111 hosted a decontamination review in their new station and Team 800 conducted familiarization with the H800 apparatus. Thanks for hosting this informative session.
Saturday, February 5th, 2022
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Past Chief and SFA instructor S. Teacher provided refresher training for Station 26.
Call history
144 entries in the Call history
Thursday, September 11th, 2008
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Team 800 assisted Station 121 (Arnold Palmer Regional Airport) with a airport standby for the John McCain visit. Rescue 800 was at the airport on 2 seperate days to assist 121 covering the standby.
Thursday, September 4th, 2008
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Rescue 800 responded as the Rapid Intervention Team for a house fire off of Rt 982 in Derry Twp. Crabtree's (Station 34) Chief Watkins had command of the 1 and a half story house fire that started in the basement area.
Wednesday, September 3rd, 2008
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Team 800 assisted Station 38 (Mount Pleasant) at a structure fire on E Main St at the station of Mount Pleasant Medic 10. An ambulance caught fire inside the ambulance bay extending to building. Fire contained to ambulance bay.
Wednesday, August 27th, 2008
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Rescue 800 responded as the R.I.T. for a house fire in Youngwood Boro. Tower 26 arrived 1st due and encountered heavy fire in a 2 story duplex and initiated a defensive strategy. Command called for a roll call after a major collapse of the structure.
Tuesday, August 19th, 2008
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Team 800 responded as the Rapid Intervention Team for a house fire on Ramsey Rd assisting Wilpen (Station 45).
Tuesday, July 29th, 2008
Team 800 was dispatch to South Main and Huff Ave. for a RV accident, with a fuel spill. The RV was heading into the BP parking lot and hit the tank into the curb causing the fuel spill. Team 800 assisted Station 32 (South Greensburg) in the clean up.
Monday, June 23rd, 2008
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Team 800 responded to assist Delmont (Station 30) with a natural gas leak. Construction crews hit an unmarked gas line with a trench digger. Team assisted the local fire companies with air monitoring in the area of the leak and in near by houses.
Friday, June 13th, 2008
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Rescue 800 responded as the R.I.T. to the Mountain View Inn for a working fire caused by a lightning strike to the tower area. This is the same area in the inn that had a small fire earlier this year. Team 800 assisted Marguerite (Station 33) on scene with 16 members for nearly 2 hours.
Friday, June 6th, 2008
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Team 800 participated in the disaster drill, held every 3 years at the Arnold Palmer Regional Airport. This year the drill, named Operation Terminal Stinger, was held over a 2 day period, and involved several scenarios, using numerous agencies from all aspects of Public Safety locally, regionally a...
Sunday, May 4th, 2008
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Team 800 responded to its third train derailment of this year today in the town of Reduction, South Huntingdon Twp. Team 800 was requested by Chief 107 for a tank car that was leaking a material. The tanker was not placarded and was listed as a non hazardous material on the trains consist.
Tuesday, April 29th, 2008
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A fire broke out on a rear porch of a double wide trailer in Salem Twp., between Crabtree and New Alexanderia. The fire extended into a peaked roof, that was added on to the original trailer, hampering the extinguishing effort.
Wednesday, April 23rd, 2008
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Rescue 800 responded as the R.I.T. to Lloyd Ave in Latrobe. Crews had to bail out of the second division after a flash over occurred. No injuries occurred. Team 800 was on scene with 25 members for 2 1/2 hours.
Saturday, February 23rd, 2008
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Team 800 was dispatched as the RIT for a multi-alarm fire at a historic county bar/restaurant. Most of the counties eastern fire companies battled the large amount of fire, and bitter cold temperatures, through the night, and into the daylight hours.
Monday, February 11th, 2008
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Rescue 800 was dispatched as the Rapid Intervention Team to Weaver Mill Rd in Ligonier Twp., assisting Waterford. First arriving units found a single story, single family residence well involved. After a brief offensive attack, units switched to a defensive operation.
Friday, February 1st, 2008
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The team was called to assist Lloydsville with a home heating oil fuel spill. Fuel was found in a small stream that runs to Twin Lakes. A search of the stream found oil down to the lower lake at Twin Lakes.
Friday, January 25th, 2008
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Team 800 was dispatched at 00:18 to Bull Ln in Salem Twp. as the Rapid Intervention Team for a barn fire. Crews battled a fire in a 75 x 200 2 story block barn containing machinery and storage boxes. Crews also on scene battled the bitter cold temperature that was down in the single digits.
Wednesday, January 23rd, 2008
Team 800 was dispatched on an automatic mutual aid assist for a natural gas leak in a residence in the City of Latrobe. City units were able to handle and canceled the team.
Friday, January 18th, 2008
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Team 800 was dispatched to assist Youngwood with a tractor trailer that had a saddle tank ripped off due to a vehicle accident. The results of the crash left a significant leak and a large spill of diesel fuel on the roadway.
Saturday, January 12th, 2008
Team 800 was dispatched as part of the first alarm for a trailer fire in Lloydsville. First arriving units reported a camper on fire. All units were returned. Rescue 800 responded with a crew of 7.
Friday, January 4th, 2008
A train derailed in the Torrance area of Derry Township this afternoon. Team 800 was dispatched to Bolivar Fire station to standby. Units determined a car leaking paint. Norfolk Southern units on scene released all fire units, believing they could handle the incident.
144 entries in the Call history

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