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Wed. Jul 2nd 2014
Swissvale Fire receives PADOH ALS Licensure.

In Swissvale Fire’s continued effort to fulfill its mission to provide the best services possible in the most efficient...

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Fri. Jun 13th 2014
Swissvale Fire assists Homestead with 3 Alarm Blaze

Swissvale Fire crews assisted Homestead Station 171 at a 3 alarm commercial structure fire in the 200 block of East 8th ...

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Tue. May 27th 2014
Crews battle house fire from lightning strike on Riverview Avenue.

Crews were dispatched to a report of a house struck by lightning at about 3:19 p.m. in the area behind 2315 Columbia Avenue.&...

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Swissvale Fire receives PADOH ALS Licensure.
Wed. Jul 2nd 2014
In Swissvale Fire’s continued effort to fulfill its mission to provide the best services possible in the most efficient and economical manner, we have now expanded and upgraded our Quick-Response-Service (QRS) to Advanced Life Support (ALS).Last week, after nearly two years of preparation and ...

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Swissvale Fire assists Homestead with 3 Alarm Blaze
Fri. Jun 13th 2014
Swissvale Fire crews assisted Homestead Station 171 at a 3 alarm commercial structure fire in the 200 block of East 8th Avenue about 8:30 p.m.Heavy fire was encountered on the second floor and extended to the third.  The building was three stories with residential over commercial occupanci...

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Crews battle house fire from lightning strike on Riverview Avenue.
Tue. May 27th 2014
Crews were dispatched to a report of a house struck by lightning at about 3:19 p.m. in the area behind 2315 Columbia Avenue.  Upon the arrival of 278 Chief, a working fire was found in a one story residential dwelling.  Fire and heavy smoke was coming from the attic and first floor area.&n...

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FIREFIGHTERS ATTEND FIRE INSPECTOR TRAINING
Mon. May 5th 2014
Nine more Swissvale Firefighters attended a Fire Inspector and Code Enforcement Certification Training Program in May.  This will bring the total number of firefighters, both career and volunteer, that are certified as Fire Inspectors to seventeen.  All of our Fire Inspectors are certified...

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Swissvale Fire assists the City of Duquesne with three houses on fire
Wed. Apr 16th 2014
Crews from Swissvale Fire responded to assist the City of Duquesne (133) on a 3rd Alarm assignment for multiple residential dwellings in the 100 block of Fourth StreetInitial crews were dispatched at 04:46.  Command reported a 2nd house involved at 05:00 and requested a 2nd Alarm assignment.&nb...

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Swissvale Fire assists Homestead with 3 Alarm Blaze
Fri. Jun 13th 2014
Swissvale Fire crews assisted Homestead Station 171 at a 3 alarm commercial structure fire in the 200 block of East 8th Avenue about 8:30 p.m.Heavy fire was encountered on the second floor and extended to the third.  The building was three stories with residential over commercial occupanci...

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Crews battle house fire from lightning strike on Riverview Avenue.
Tue. May 27th 2014
Crews were dispatched to a report of a house struck by lightning at about 3:19 p.m. in the area behind 2315 Columbia Avenue.  Upon the arrival of 278 Chief, a working fire was found in a one story residential dwelling.  Fire and heavy smoke was coming from the attic and first floor area.&n...

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Swissvale Fire assists the City of Duquesne with three houses on fire
Wed. Apr 16th 2014
Crews from Swissvale Fire responded to assist the City of Duquesne (133) on a 3rd Alarm assignment for multiple residential dwellings in the 100 block of Fourth StreetInitial crews were dispatched at 04:46.  Command reported a 2nd house involved at 05:00 and requested a 2nd Alarm assignment.&nb...

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2 Alarm Commercial Structure Fire on Waverly Street
Tue. Apr 1st 2014
Crews were dispatched to a reported commercial structure fire with possible entrapment at 2000 Waverly Street at about 9:18 pm.  Police arrived on scene and reported a working fire in the rear of 2004 Waverly.  278 Engine 1 and 278 Truck arrived and found fire showing from the third floor ...

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Swissvale Fire crews assist Homestead Station 171
Tue. Mar 25th 2014
Swissvale Fire crews assisted Homestead - Station 171 with a residential dwelling fire this morning in the 1100 block of Sylvan Avenue.  The initial call was dispatched about 9:23 am.  Crews from 171 (Homestead), 292 (West Homestead), 232 (Pleasant Hills), 278 (Swissvale), 294 (West Miffli...

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Recent Calls

Fri. Jun 13th 2014
Swissvale Fire assists Homestead with 3 Alarm Blaze

Swissvale Fire crews assisted Homestead Station 171 at a 3 alarm commercial structure fire in the 200 block of East 8th ...

Read more »


Tue. May 27th 2014
Crews battle house fire from lightning strike on Riverview Avenue.

Crews were dispatched to a report of a house struck by lightning at about 3:19 p.m. in the area behind 2315 Columbia Avenue.&...

Read more »


Wed. Apr 16th 2014
Swissvale Fire assists the City of Duquesne with three houses on fire

Crews from Swissvale Fire responded to assist the City of Duquesne (133) on a 3rd Alarm assignment for multiple residential d...

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2014 Call Volume
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Jan 41 86 127
Feb 29 74 103
Mar 30 100 130
Apr 30 85 115
May 30 78 108
Jun 37 85 122
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