Shortly after returning from the Olympic Lane fire alarm, Engine 841 responded to assist Station 3 on a reported structure fire on the 2400 block of Bedford Street. Crews found no fire conditions and ...
Stations 82, 84, and 3 were dispatched to an automatic fire alarm at a business on Olympic Lane Friday morning. Crews arrived to find a glove had burned during normal course of business that set off t...
Tuesday, September 20th, 2022
Units from Station 84 responded to a one vehicle rollover accident on the 100 block of Fairview Avenue in the Croyle Township section of Sidman early Tuesday morning. Crews arrived to find one vehicle...
Crews from Stations 84 and 82 responded to a water flow alarm at the Johnstown Flood National Memorial Visitor center early Saturday morning. Crews arrived to find no conditions and met with maintenan...
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Understory burn
A controlled burn of fuels below the forest canopy, intended to remove fuels from on-coming or potential fires.
Universal precautions
The use of safety barriers (gloves, mask, goggles) to limit an emergency responder's contact with contaminants, especially fluids of injured patients.
Urban interface
The Interface zone where man-made structures inter-mingle with wildlands, creating risk of structural involvement in a wildland fire incident.
Utility rope
A rope not designed or maintained for life safety purposes.
4 entries in the Fire glossary beginning with "U"

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