2016 Pictures
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Station 281 - Tarentum - January 1
Captain Clark and Cadet Ramsey get settled in for New Year's Eve.

No, these dogs aren't spoiled...
Motor Vehicle Crash - Fawn - January 2
Residential Structure Fire - Brackenridge - January 3
Motor Vehicle Crash - Tarentum - January 11
Motor Vehicle Crash - Tarentum - January 12
Motor Vehicle Fire - Fawn - January 13
Motor Vehicle Crash - Fawn - January 17
Motor Vehicle Crash - Fawn - January 17
Residential Structure Fire - RIT Assignment - East Deer - January 20
Allegheny River - Tarentum - January 20
Well, it took some time with the mild start to this winter. But there is finally a little ice cover. It's thin, it's dangerous. Please, STAY OFF!
Station 281 - Tarentum - January 28
Deputy James and Capt. Clark trying out the attendant harnesses in the new Medic 289.
281 Boathouse - Tarentum - January 31
NOT AGAIN!
Residential Structure Fire - RIT Assignment - Lower Burrell - February 1
Cleaning the windshield - Tarentum - February 3
New Medic 289 - Decals - Tarentum - February 3
Motor Vehicle Crash - Tarentum - February 7
Station 281 - Tarentum - February 9
Motor Vehicle Crash - Fawn - February 12
Station 281 - Forcible Entry Training - Tarentum - February 13
Motor Vehicle Crash - Frazer - February 16
281 Boathouse - Tarentum - February 16
A little bit of ice. A little bit more downstream. Apparently I wasn't fast enought to catch the Bull Creek ice jam today.

Please, STAY OFF THE ICE!
Commercial Structure Fire - Tarentum - February 19
EMT-A Training - Tarentum - February 21
Structure Fire - RIT Assignment - Arnold - February 22
Station 281 - Tarentum - February 25
Maintenance on the foam system turns into containment training...
Station 281 - Tarentum - March 5
Taking advantage of the weather. Some of the crew decided to participate in PT today.

Yeah, a little physical training. That will be our story!
Physical Rescue along Route 28 - Tarentum - March 6
Motor Vehicle Crash - Fawn - March 10
Foam Calibration Testing - Tarentum - March 11
Station 281 - Bye bye Medic 289 - Lower Burrell - March 16
EMS @ AVH helipad - Harrison - March 19
BVR Class - Tarentum - March 20
Some pictures from a recent BVR training class.
Motor Vehicle Crash - Tarentum - April 3
Station 281 - Tarentum - April 6
A busy day at the house of 281. A couple tour groups that just plain wore out Ramsey and Ember. And, EMSI came and inspected Medic 289.
Motor Vehicle Crash - Brackenridge - April 12
Ferno Stretcher Maintenance - Tarentum - April 14
Commercial Fire Alarm  - RIT Assignment - Harrison - April 24
Having some problems with the piling again. So we asked Murrysville Medic 1's Dive Team for assistance. Found it.
Training - Tarentum - April 25
Some community service - Tarentum - April 28
Medic 288 and Medic 289 at AVH - Harrison - April 29
BVR Tech Class - Tarentum - April 30
BVR Tech Class - Tarentum - May 1
Commercial Structure Fire - RIT - Harrison - May 3
Maintenance - Tarentum - May 6
Taking the foam trailer for a walk.
Maintenance - Tarentum - May 9
Fixing the door... Like a boss!
Motor Vehicle Crash - Tarentum - May 12
Recent crash on Route 28. I just want to give props to the vehicle manufacturer for the safety systems.                 And this front bumper!
Post successful VRSR inspection - Tarentum - May 17
And after a little refurbishing, Ember is back in the seat.
Proud to wear the Advanced level label for 20 years!
Life around the station - Tarentum - May 24
Lt. Clark found this on a hydrant at 5th and Lock.
Ramsey gets a bath.
Rodger and Darrick check out - 
Dem Bones! LOL
Variety, it's what keeps this station interesting!
More life around the station - Tarentum - May 26
I got nothing.
Commercial Structure Fire - Tarentum - May 31
Airshore / Trench review - Tarentum - June 1
Personnel from Eureka, Allegheny County Emergency Services, Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire and the PA Strike Team reviewed airshores and trench stabilization.
Rodger and Darrick check out - 
Dem Bones! LOL
Station 281 - Tarentum - June 1
In light of some recent news articles, we've had American flags on our apparatus for a while now!
Dock work - Tarentum - June 1
Smoke Investigation - Brackenridge - June 6
Motor Vehicle Crash - Tarentum - June 9
Station 281 - Tarentum - June 14
Allegheny River - Tarentum - June 14
President Cornuet showing some love before the meeting!
Bull Creek - Tarentum - July 11
Assisting Tarentum DPW with recovery of barricades.
Allegheny River - Springdale - July 13
281 Fireboat (Deputy James, Lt. Clark and FF/P Ament) responded to assist Springdale Fire/Police, Murrysville and Monroeville Dive Teams with the recovery of a vehicle at the Springdale Marina.

Terry's Towing removed the vehicle from the water and the operation was concluded without incident.
Residential Fire Alarm - Tarentum - July 15
Station 281 - Tarentum - August 3
In the wee hours of Wednesday morning.

Rodger finally went "batty".
Later that evening, a review of
281 Fireboat, including the electronics.
Allegheny River Search - Lower Burrell - August 15
Allegheny River - Tarentum - August 16
We got on the schedule to get our piling replaced.
Motor Vehicle Crash - Tarentum - August 17
Making Foam - Tarentum - August 18
Seen around our station - Tarentum - August 25
 Water in a structure - Tarentum - August 26
Station 281 - Tarentum - August 31
Any day is a good day for Fire / Life Safety.
Station 281 - Tarentum - August 31
Motor Vehicle Crash - Fawn - September 7
Smoke Investigation - Harrison - September 10
Physical Rescue - Tarentum - September 10
HME visiting the E-One - Tarentum - September 12
Some local waterline work - Tarentum - September 14
Commercial Structure Fire - RIT - Arnold - September 14
Station 281 - Tarentum - September 17
THANK YOU, TO ALL POLICE OFFICERS!
Shift level entry training - Tarentum - September 17
Motor Vehicle Crash - Frazer - September 18
Marina - Tarentum - September 22
Welcome to the first official day of fall.

Such a beautiful day, her are some apparatus pictures.
Tarentum - September 24
Working with the boats today. 

Boat in need of trailer. Check.
Boat and trailer in need of truck. Check.
ALL GOOD!

Found a couple stowaways on 281 Fireboat.
Tarentum - September 26
Planter took a hit,
Tarentum - October 5
Such a nice fall day.

Had some vehicle maintenance going on

The "new" 12X from Pfund.

Time to start some projects too.
National Fire Prevention Week - Tarentum - October 9-15
Tarentum Fire Department (Highland, Eureka and Summit) program for the students and faculty at Grandview Upper Elementary School.
Eureka house tours. Ember and Ramsey are always the favorites...
Marina - Tarentum - October 16
With Station 112. Fairmount Primary Center.
Gas Supply Line Leak - Frazer - October 14
Motor Vehicle Crash - Tarentum - October 25
Motor Vehicle Crash - Tarentum - October 25
Motor Vehicle Crash - Fawn - October 25
Station 281 - Tarentum - October 26
Physical Rescue - Fawn - November 7
Motor Vehicle Crash - Fawn - November 24
HAPPY BIRTHDAY DYLAN - Tarentum - November 29
Residnetial Structure Fire - RIT - Harrison - December 3
Motor Vehicle Crash - Tarentum - December 5
Motor Vehicle Crash - Frazer - December 7
Smoke Investigation - Tarentum - December 8
Motor Vehicle Crash - Fawn - December 11
Residential Structure Fire - South Buffalo - December 11
This picture is from our brothers and sisters at Station 169 as they were responding.
281 Christmas dinner - Tarentum - December 16
Residential Structure Fire - Tarentum - December 17