Pittsburgh EMS, Fire, and Police responded to a 1-Alarm on the 400 block of Alger Street around 9:45 a.m.
When first responders arrived, they were met by the resident, who alerted them of a fire in the basement.
Firefighters kept the fire contained to the basement. The fire was extinguished in just under 30-minutes.
A firefighter suffered an ankle injury inside of the structure. He was transported to a local hospital in stable condition.
There were no other injuries. The Fire Investigation Unit will be investigating to determine the cause.
Tonight, the City-County Building is illuminated to recognize Poison Prevention Week and the 50th Anniversary of "Mr. Yuk" in partnership with Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.
For questions about the lighting at the City-County Building, please reach out to the Office of the Mayor.