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...
Tuesday, January 12th, 2021
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Team 800 responded at 0108 hrs to a cold storage and food distribution warehouse to assist first due companies comprised of equipment from 5 departments for an ammonia alarm going off. First in person...
Friday, October 14th, 2016
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Assisting "Crash 121" for airport response.
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Assisting Station 105 in Rostraver Township
Thursday, November 4th, 2021
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Team 800 members spend hundreds of hours of advanced training every year and have fun doing it!
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Bill was a long time member of Team 800 and was in integral part of our radiological response and served as a radiological officer. Bill was also State Fire Academy Local Level Instructor AHA/ASHI CP...
Tuesday, January 12th, 2021
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Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019
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Team 800 dedicated Marine 800 to service September 3, 2019. The Board of Commissioners and retired USCG Security Specialist with the Maritime Security Unit of Pittsburgh christened the landing craft ...
Call history
141 entries in the Call history
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Team 800 was dispatched to assist Station 44 Waterford, 43 Ligonier (Westmoreland County), 135 Jennerstown (Somerset County) to a tractor box trailer overturned and 70 barrels of product spilled on the roadway.
Sunday, July 21st, 2013
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Team 800 responded to Fitz Henry Road near Smithton to a tanker truck that reportedly spilled fluid along Interstate 70 and then under an overpass of the Interstate. The driver placed mitigation devices to slow the flow along the pavement and attempt to keep from entering catch basins.
Friday, June 7th, 2013
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A report of a box truck overturned on the Exit 51A ramp of Interstate 70 Eastbound. Local fire, EMS, and PSP Belle Vernon responded to the call. Initial size up by Chief 63 reported no injuries. Chief 107 assumed command and requested Team 800 dispatched for a compressed oxygen tank leak.
Sunday, April 7th, 2013
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Team 800 was called to assist in Mount Pleasant Township for a vehicle overturned that had struck a tree and had a breached gas tank. The vehicle leaf spring had appeared to breach the gasoline tank and needed to be off loaded before it could be uprighted safely by the wrecking company.
Tuesday, March 12th, 2013
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Team 800 assisted Forbes Road and New Alexandria fire departments in mitigating a spill from a tractor trailer hose bed. State Police had made a traffic stop on a comercial vehicle that was leaking fluid from a placarded vehicle.
Tuesday, February 5th, 2013
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Time: 0732 hours Location: 215 Larimer Road, Bell Township, Westmoreland County, PA Nature: Report of train hitting tractor trailer, not at a crossing. Units from stations 169, 67, 49, 55, 102, 131 and Team 800 were requested to respond to the incident to mitigate a spill from two 55 gallon dr...
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Team 800 responded to the 0055hr call at the request of the Station 104 IC to assist in mitigating a saddle tank rupture for a tractor trailer truck that overturned near a construction area. The team responded and contained the product that had reached the ground and pumped about 150 gallons of fue...
Friday, December 21st, 2012
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Team 800 responded to an industrial fire at a sheet metal fabricating shop at the Hempfield Township area Industrial Park to assist local fire departments with HAZMAT related issues that were potentially involved in the fire.
Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012
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Team 800 provided air monitoring and multiple air monitors and weather monitoring device to Indiana County firefighters and HAZMAT. The HAZMAT Communication and MSDS book was retrieved from the commercial structure and reviewed for all reactive hazards and summary provided.
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Team 800 was dispatched for Unknown Type Chemical Odor/Multiple Chemicals in a residence. It was reported that possiby Hydroflouric, Hydrochloric, and Nitric Acid were involved and there were very strong fumes in an enclosed environment.
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Time of Call: 0550 hours Location: West Newton Borough Giant Eagle Jurisdiction: Station 82 Description: A Pepsi truck with a punctured saddle tank at the loading dock leaked approximately 30 gallons.
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A fully loaded propane trailer overturned in a parking area for servicing of truck tractors. The tanker pushed trhough soft pavement and tipped over on its running gear, The tanker began to leak and a process to offload and upright the tanker took approximately 6 1/2 hours.
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Team 800 was called to assist I 70 Command in New Stanton for a salvage hauling truck that lost its load of propane tanks along the highway. With a strong odor of propane coming from the scene the IC requested the team to chekc the vessels and the small containers for explosive levels.
Wednesday, July 18th, 2012
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Team 800 was dipatched to Derry Township to assist with a fire that most likely resulted from a lightening strike at a well site during a severe strom that passed through the County. CNX officials were on scene quickly to mitigate the incident.
Saturday, April 14th, 2012
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Team 800 provided decontamination operations and air monitoring as directed for a large commercial structure fire at Graham's Dairy Supply Saturday April 14. Fire crews spent several hours on scene to handle the numerous items that were involved in the fire.
Thursday, March 8th, 2012
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The team responded to assist Station 71 in Derry Township with an overturned tractor trailer hauling an empty frac tank. The team assisted placing absorbant materials and socks as a precaution and stood by for several hours while three heavy wreckers pulled the truck back to the roadway.
Saturday, February 4th, 2012
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7 members of the Team responded to a Saturday afternoon call involving heating fuel tanks that were leaking allegedly from stolen copper lines that were taken allowing the fuel to exit the dwelling. The Team assisted Adamsburg and Herminie fire crews with booms and pads to mitigate the spill and cr...
Wednesday, January 25th, 2012
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4 members including the Chief responded to the 0347 call for a Tractor Trailer leaking fuel. The routine call called for Plug-N-Dike, pads and a steel drum to pump off the remaining fuel. The whole incident was cleared in about two hours and a cleanup company was called to cleanup the extent of th...
Thursday, August 25th, 2011
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Team 800 responded to mitigate and contain a reported ammonia spill at General Products Inc. in Murrysville. Two chemicals were found to be leaking one containing morpholine and another with aqua ammonia at 29% concentration were involved.
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Team 800 and Station 31 responded to the Speers Bridge for a Tractor Trailer leaking fuel at the request of PSP Belle Vernon. Some diesel fuel leaked from the saddle tank and was mitigated by HAZMAT, Fire and Water Rescue personnel with booms.
141 entries in the Call history

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