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Lincoln Borough Volunteer Fire and Rescue Co #1, Allegheny County Pennsylvania

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Archive for February, 2010

Early in the afternoon on Tuesday, February 16th, 2010 crews were alerted to a single vehicle accident with a rollover.  Elizabeth Twp EMS Chief Dell was on scene and reported one vehicle on its side with no injuries or hazards.  Rescue 123 Clairton was disregarded by Chief 184 and Rescue 183 Liberty and Engine 184 Lincoln responded to assist with traffic control.  Mendlowitz Trucking was on scene and towed the vehicle.  Lincoln PD was also on scene.

Friday, February 12th, 2010 – Crews from our company handled call after call related to the February 2010 winter storms that hit.  It all started for us on Friday evening and we are still responding to calls related to the storm as of today.

Calls we responded to included:

  • Trees/Wires Down
  • Road Closures/Clearing
  • Welfare checks
  • Physical Rescues
  • Tree into a house
  • Residential Structure Fire in Port Vue
  • Medical calls in and outside of the borough
  • Transformer Fires
  • Carbon Monoxide Conditions inside a house
  • Fire Alarm Activations

As of today, Friday February 12th, most of the power is restored to the borough, however there are still some residents awaiting Allegheny Power to restore their electricity.  Allegheny Power is still actively working on those areas without power.

Due to the major snow storms, the Night at the Races have been postponed.  Check back here for an announcement on the new date.  We are looking towards the end of March.

Thank you.

Our annual Night at the Races is this Saturday, February 6th.  Doors open at 6pm, and racing starts at 7pm.  Please help out our company by attending.  Please contact us at admin@lincolnvfrc.com for more information.

February had a strange start and we were dispatched for a tree on fire on Dora Drive in Lincoln on Monday February 1st.  Engine 184 responded with a crew of 4 and found a standing tree on the side of the road burning from the bottom up.  There were no power lines or any other ignitable sources near the tree.  Liberty Rescue 183 responded to assist as well.  They were staged at Mable and Dora and then returned shortly after.  Engine 184’s crew extinguished the fire with a water can and trash line.  Cause of the fire is under investigation, but sources believe it may have been caused by squirrels smoking in bed.