Grand Street Firefighter on Bicycle

Posted May 26, 2010 at 6:17 am

Judging by this comical scene on Grand Street, not all firefighters prefer traveling in their cramped fire trucks.  This partially-uniformed first responder was spotted in the westbound lane on a bicycle, his gear loaded in the basket.  Traffic was at a standstill during rush hour, and as you can see, the van driver was equally […]

Fighting Fire in the Driving Rain

Posted March 16, 2010 at 6:17 am

Noontime this past Saturday, Fort Pitt Tower Ladder 18 was busy extinguishing a car engine fire in the driving rain.  The event transpired in the southbound lane on Allen Street, just below Delancey.