Thursday, January 24, 2013
The fire was reported on Woodland Avenue at around 1 a.m. Thursday.
Oakmont Volunteer Fire Department extinguished a fire on Woodland Avenue early Thursday morning. Emergency officials were called to the home at around 1 a.m. According to fire Captain David Carroll, the fire was contained in the residence's kitchen and extinguished quickly. No one was hurt. The family and pets are staying with relatives in the area, Carroll said. Click here to watch a WTAE video. _____________________ Plum-Oakmont Patch is on Facebook and on Twitter. Don't forget to sign up for our daily email newsletter by clicking here.
Sunday, September 16, 2012
Oakmont emergency officials are investigating an accident that occurred just before 3 p.m. Sunday.
Hulton Road at Allegheny River Boulevard in Oakmont is partially blocked due to a four-vehicle accident. At the scene, a red Saturn van had crashed into a poll near the Hulton Road/ARB intersection (cars were traveling toward the Hulton Bridge). A few cars behind sustained some damage. Oakmont police, Oakmont Volunteer Fire Department and Lower Valley Emergency Medical Services were on scene tending to those involved in the accident and to traffic control. No one seemed to have serious injuries. Oakmont police say they still are investigating the cause of the accident. _______________________ Plum-Oakmont Patch is on Facebook and on Twitter. Don't forget to sign up for our daily email newsletter by clicking here.
Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Local firefighters are in the process of extinguishing a large fire at the Verona Moose on East Railroad Avenue. Portions of the building already have collapsed.
The Verona Moose on East Railroad Avenue went up in flames at around 4 a.m. Wednesday. No injuries have been reported. A large portion of the club collapsed as firefighters from the Verona Volunteer Fire Department, Oakmont Fire Department and Penn Hills Fire Department attempted to extinguish the fire. They also were trying to contain the fire and prevent it from spreading to an apartment building next door. Theresa Creighan, an American Red Cross Southwestern Pennsylvania Chapter volunteer, said if all goes well, the three families who live in the apartment building will be able to return home. Until then, the Red Cross will provide them with shelter, food and clothing. Witnesses at the scene said no one lived in the upstairs portion of …