Department of Public Safety
1 FATALITY IN SHADYSIDE 3-ALARM FIRE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

PITTSBURGH, PA – City of Pittsburgh Fire and EMS were called to a three-alarm fire this morning in the 5000 block of Alder Street in Shadyside. There was one female fatality.

The 911 call came in at 4:58 a.m. Firefighters were dispatched at 4:59 a.m. and the first engine was on the scene at 5:04 a.m.

One firefighter slipped on ice at the scene and was taken to the hospital.

The Salvation Army also responded to the scene to offer support to Public Safety personnel in the form of coffee and food.

 

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Published:
Sunday, March 16, 2014
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Sonya M. Toler
Public Information Officer
Public Safety Department
Cell: 412-627-3552
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