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
Home Heating Oil Spill - Flood Related
Wednesday, August 28th, 2013

Team 800 was dispatched to Latrobe, Westmoreland County to a home heating oil spill from an overturned 275 gallon tank of a residence subdivision 1 garage/basement. The home lies in an area where drainage accumulates from streets, dwelling rain discharge, parking areas, and collects in the low lying area. This would be classified as an overland flooding area (not near a river, stream, or creek) and filled the dwelling garage/basement area with water. The subsequent rise of flood water dislodged and flipped, 1 of 2, 275 gallon tanks on it's side and broke the cross line between the tanks. 1 tank remained upright. The fire department pumped the flood water and the oil was collected through a series of limiting booms and pad collection from the ramp area of the below grade occupancy area by HAZMAT personnel. Initial reports from the Latrobe fire chief indicated that he believed approximately 300 gallons had spilled. A technician donned protective gear and entered the area to shut the valves on the tanks and also secure the fill flap tube on the overturned tank. The HAZMAT team was on scene 3 hours and 7 minutes. The scene was turned over to the fire department and homeowner for further remediation.

Home Heating Oil Spill - Flood Related
Home Heating Oil Spill - Flood Related
Home Heating Oil Spill - Flood Related
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144 entries in the Call history
Friday, November 22nd, 2013
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Team 800 was dispatched to assist State Police for decontamination at the scene of an investigation. A complete tent shower decon system was deployed at the scene in Mount Pleasant Township. 8 members of the team were on scene for about 5 hours as the investigation was conducted.
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Team 800 responded to a Truck Tractor that traveled up an embankment and then rolled on to its side blocking the roadway. The Team assisted the local fire departments to contain and mitigate engine fluids and a diesel fuel leak.
Wednesday, August 28th, 2013
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Team 800 was dispatched to Latrobe, Westmoreland County to a home heating oil spill from an overturned 275 gallon tank of a residence subdivision 1 garage/basement. The home lies in an area where drainage accumulates from streets, dwelling rain discharge, parking areas, and collects in the low lyin...
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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...
144 entries in the Call history

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