At 21:57 Station 207 (North Braddock) was alerted for a smoke investigation in the 900-blk of 6th St, North Braddock. Less than 2 minutes after dispatch the 911 center advised they were receiving multiple calls for a house on fire on Benton St and the assignment was upgraded. This brought 113 Engine, 153 Truck, and 135 RIT to the scene. 207 Engine arrived with a corrected address In the 900-blk of Benton St, North Braddock with heavy fire showing from the attic, secured a water supply and began stretching lines for extinguishment. Additional companies arrived and due to the tight street parked their apparatus and walked up to the scene. The 153 Truck crew assisted with extinguishment and overhaul. The fire was quickly knocked down and 153 equipment returned after operating for 2 hours. The Allegheny County Fire Marshal is investigating.
Command: 207 Chief (A Rydzak)
Operations: 207 Asst (J Rydzak)
Safety: 4046 (Hogan)
Units Working: 207 Engine and Rescue, 113 Engine and Rescue, 153 Truck, 135 RIT
Photo Credit to Tony Sciscent - 113