30 Jun
2012

Washington Co. Chief's Meeting

As part of our commitment to the Washington County Fire Chief's Association, it was Kirwan Heights' turn to host the monthly meeting. Firefighters from all over Washington County were present. Attendees were given a brief tour of our station and then shown a Firefighter Rehab video.


Photos courtesy: M. Lewis
11 Jun
2012

Flag Day 2012

Collier Township, PA is the birthplace of Flag Day ceremony. Each year members from Kirwan Heights Fire Department along with Collier Township Police, Commissioners, and local residents have a Flag Day ceremony to honor the American Flag and all of the service men and women who have fought for our country.

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Photos courtesy: M. Lewis
07 Jun
2012

Structure Fire Training

Rennerdale Fire Department hosted a 3-company drill in association with the Allegheny County Fire Marshal's. ACFM held a live fire investigation for several students in their class. Firefighters from Rennerdale, Presto, and Kirwan Heights participated. Rennerdale and Presto Fire Departments provided fire suppression while Kirwan Heights Fire Department provided RIT and Rehab services.

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Photos courtesy: N. Jackson & E. Allender
04 Jun
2012

Chemical Suicide Class

Kirwan Heights and Heidelberg Volunteer Fire Departments hosted Chemical Suicide Training class on Monday night. Attendees were shown several different examples of this new type of suicide and how dangerous it can be to responding public safety personnel; as well as the public in general.

For the general public, if you ever see someone slumped over in their vehicle and there is a biohazard symbol or note stating "Call HazMat", please do not open the vehicle door. Call 911 immediately.

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Photos courtesy: T. McDonald
01 Jun
2012

Vanadium Road Crash

Kirwan Heights Fire & EMS responded to the report of a two car motor vehicle accident with entrapment on Vanadium Road at North Grey Avenue. Crews arrived onscene to find the scene below. One patient was extricated from the tan colored car and transported to a trauma center for evaluation. Vanadium Road had to be shut down temporarily while crews assisted with debris and vehicle removal.

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Photos courtesy: M. Lewis