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Pittsburgh Firefighters Responded To a Fire In Greenfield

Date: December 16, 2020
Incident Type: 1-Alarm Fire
Location: Zone 4
Summary:

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.


Reporting PIO:
Maurice Matthews

2020-12-16
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov