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EMS, Fire, and Police Responded To A 1-Alarm Fire In Crafton Heights

Date: December 19, 2020
Incident Type: 1-Alarm Fire
Location: Zone 6
Summary:

Pittsburgh EMS, Fire, and Police responded to a 9-1-1 call of a house fire on the 1100 block of Fredonia Street around 4 p.m.

A neighbor was able to climb onto the second floor and help a juvenile male escape through a window.

When first responders arrived, they observed the two males on the porch roof with heavy smoke coming out of the window. Firefighters escorted the males down by ladder.

The victim was transported to Children’s Hospital in stable condition for smoke inhalation. The adult male refused medical treatment.

The Fire Investigation Unit will be investigating to determine the cause.


Reporting PIO:
Maurice Matthews

2020-12-19
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov