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 ...
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141 entries in the Call history
Thursday, December 24th, 2009
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Rescue 800 responded as the RIT to the New Stanton Auto Repair on South Center Ave for a commercial structure fire on Christmas Eve. Many members from all responding departments left their families to respond.
Monday, September 21st, 2009
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Team 800 responded to the County Maintenance building this morning for a Hydrochloric Acid leak. A 55 gallon drum was leaking acid onto the floor of the garage. Entry team members from the Team contained the spill, over packed the leaking drum, and neutralized the spilled product.
Thursday, July 16th, 2009
Team 800 was requested to assist Grapeville (Station 21) at the Giant Eagle in Hempfield Square with an unknown odor in the building. 800 crews used most of its available air monitoring equipment and was unable to detect any hazardous materials inside the structure.
Monday, July 6th, 2009
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Station 104 (Fort Allen) requested Team 800 to assist with a gas well leaking off of Centerville Rd. A gas well with no owner information or contact information was leaking a large amount of natural gas.
Tuesday, June 23rd, 2009
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Rescue 800 was activated as the RIT for a car fire endangering the Sheetz on William Penn Highway in Murrysville (Station 20's district). Upon arrival of the rescue, the original fire was out with no extension, and rescue 800 was assigned runoff control.
Thursday, June 18th, 2009
After spending most of the past 10 hours with there home fire companies battling mother nature, Team 800 members responded as the R.I.T. to Sewickley Creek Rd in Mount Pleasant Twp. to assist Norvelt (Station 37) with a house fire.
Thursday, May 28th, 2009
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Rescue & Squad 800 for a possible electrical fire on Route 981 in Derry Township. Utility control was performed by the home company Station 71 and Ladder 113 checked roof top units for possible extensions and remained on scene until HVAC personnel could be summoned for a possible malfunctionin...
Thursday, May 21st, 2009
Rescue 800 responded as the RIT to Himler Rd in Hempfield Twp assisting station 65. Rescue 800 responded with a crew of 9 and operated for 40 minutes.
Sunday, May 17th, 2009
Chief 71 (Bradenville) had command and requested Rescue 800 added to the alarm for a house hire on Rt 217 in Derry Twp (Station 92, Easter Derry's district). Rescue 800 operated on scene for over 2 hours with 8 members.
Friday, May 15th, 2009
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Team 800 responded to a fuel spill in the parking lot of the Smithton Truck stop. The spill was contained by first arriving units. Team 800 assisted on scene for 1 hour.
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Team 800 responded to a reported gas well leak at 903 Logan Road. No action was required as it was assessed to be a possible normal safety mechanism. More than a dozen HAZMAT technician, operation and specialists responded to the access road staging and remained on scene for 54 minutes until clear...
Monday, April 6th, 2009
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Team 800 was activated on the first alarm for an "Alert 2' at the Arnold Palmer Regional Airport for a twin engine plane with an engine out. While units were responding, the plane switched its destination to another airport, and all units were canceled.
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Several Eastern Westmoreland County fire departments including Somerset and Fayette County companies were activated, including 2 RIT Teams; Team 800 and Somerset County 135, for a reported barn fire endangering a structure.
Thursday, February 19th, 2009
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Rescue 800 responded as the R.I.T. to Serena Rd. in Ligonier Twp. assisting Station 42 (Darlington) for a house fire. Rescue 800 operated on scene for two and a half hours.
Saturday, February 14th, 2009
Rescue 800 responded as the R.I.T. to two house fires on Valentine's Day. The first at 01:16 on Westmore Ave in New Stanton and the second on Meadow Springs Rd. in Unity Twp. (Marguarite's District). Team 800 operated for a combined 3 hrs hours at the job's.
Wednesday, February 4th, 2009
Team 800 responded to Mellon Rd. at the S & S Quick stop for a Diesel Fuel Spill assisting Station 64 (White Valley). A truck trying to avoid a collision with a vehicle hit a light pole and fire hydrant rupturing its saddle tank.
Monday, January 26th, 2009
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Rescue 800 was dispatched as the R.I.T. for reported wires burning on the outside of the building at R.E. Uptegraff Manufacturing (SARA reporting facility) in Scottdale (Station 58). Uptegraff command reported the wires had burned off of the building with no extension.
Saturday, January 24th, 2009
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Rescue 800 responded as the R.I.T. to a house fire on Hamilton Ave in Export. Arriving units battled a good fire on the 3rd floor of a 3 story single family residential. Team 800 operated with 16 members for 2 hours.
Saturday, January 24th, 2009
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Team 800 and Ligonier Valley fire companies were dispatched to an "odor of kerosene or turpentine in a basement" of a residential structure. The local fire department investigated, conducted air monitoring, and cleared the structure.
Tuesday, January 20th, 2009
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Team 800 responded to Route 30 east bound near the old Hollow Tavern to assist Station 39 (Youngstown FD) with a coal bucket that rolled over down a steep embankment off of Rt 30. There was no fuel spill at the time of the collision, however due to precautionary measures, the Incident Commander req...
141 entries in the Call history

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