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Since Monday, operators at the City of Pittsburgh’s 311phone bank and Allegheny County’s 211 phone bank have been on standby to take calls from anyone in the area with a weather-related problem.
It’s January, it’s winter, it’s western Pennsylvania, and so it’s no surprise that those two four letter words – S-N-O-W and C-O-L-D – are in the forecast with a potential for frostbite.
There are new details today following a crash Friday evening in East Pittsburgh that claimed the life of an elderly man and left several others, including a police officer and paramedic, injured.
One person is dead and several others were injured, including emergency responders, in two accidents that part of Route 30 Friday night.
Emergency care for heart attacks is getting a new focus.
While it’s uncertain just how much rain we’ll get, even just the risk of flooding spurs emergency crews to be proactive. They can’t afford to just watch and wait, so they create a plan of attack.
Firefighters and first responders do their best to revive family pets overcome by smoke inhalation.
On a February night in 2011, a patch of Independence Township exploded into a fireball.
Blisters, cramps, dehydration, maybe a heart attack, but an explosion is generally not the first thing first responders prepare for when working a marathon.
Running into smoke-filled houses and burning buildings is just another day on the job for area firefighters, but the city of Jeannette, Westmoreland County, has had more than its share of risks and dangers lately.
More than 30 minutes of recordings from the morning of 9/11 have just been released.
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