Allegheny County Emergency Services

Emergency Drill Simulates Plane Crash At Pittsburgh International AirportEmergency workers and volunteers from around the area joined with Pittsburgh International Airport officials Thursday for an emergency management drill.
Flood Watch Issued With More Rain On The WayOur area has received plenty of rain over the past week. With more on the way, flood alerts have been issued.
D.A. Addresses Community Safety In Wake Of Tragic McKeesport FireThe investigation into a fatal fire that killed six people in McKeesport continues. Nearly an entire family died in the fire, which started at a home on Express Way on Oct. 18.
6 Killed In McKeesport Fire To Be Laid To RestSix people who lost their lives in a McKeesport fire last month will be laid to rest Monday.
McKeesport Fire Leaves 6 People Dead, 1 Severely BurnedFirefighters were on the scene of a deadly house fire in McKeesport.
Allegheny Co. Health Officials Make Preparations For Possible Ebola CasesThe message was clear, there have been no local cases of Ebola, but those on the front lines are ready if needed.
Man Dies In Fire At Pleasant Hills ApartmentsA man was killed when fire broke out Wednesday evening at an apartment building in Pleasant Hills.
Texting 911 Now An Option For Verizon Customers In Allegheny Co.What happened at Virginia Tech and Sandy Hook brought into the nation’s spotlight the need to be able to text a 911 call center for help.
Emergency Dispatcher Fired Over 911 Call LeakA 911 center employee has been fired for giving the media copies of a call made by a Pennsylvania woman who police say forcibly submerged two of her children underwater, drowning one and causing fatal injury to the other.
Allegheny County, City Officials Poised To React As Storm Moves ThroughSuperstorm Sandy made landfall Monday evening in New Jersey, and as the storm tears across the northeast, Pennsylvania remains under a statewide disaster emergency.
Verizon Landline Phone Service Out In Baldwin-WhitehallA landline phone service outage is affecting Verizon customers living in the Baldwin-Whitehall area.
Swift Water Rescue Teams Head To Eastern Part Of Pa.Two more swift water rescue teams from Allegheny County have left for the eastern part of Pennsylvania to help with evacuations because of flooding.