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Have you mastered the Large Streams?

Good afternoon from the New and Improved “Views from the Jumpseat” site. We appreciate your patient as we build a new and improved jumpseat site.  As we build this site reflecting the views of all the street level firefighters it seems like we all have seen an increase in the amount of defensive attacks made on […]

‘Hoarder’ killed in Bethel Park fire

 By Peter Sullivan / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette An 83-year-old woman described as a hoarder was killed when her Bethel Park house caught fire this morning — burning faster because of its contents, fire officials said. The smoke at 85 Highland Road was reported at 5:01 a.m. When firefighters arrived, the blaze was already fierce. They tried to force […]