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Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire, Police and EMS Respond to 2-Alarm Fire in Hazelwood

Date: March 11, 2021
Incident Type: Fire
Location: Zone 4
Summary:

Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire responded to the 200 block of Glenwood Avenue around 1:40 p.m. for a residential structure fire in a row house.

Firefighters were able to extinguish the two-alarm fire in a short period of time. No firefighters or residents were hurt and no one was transported to the hospital.

Seven people were displaced - two adults and two children from one home, two adults and one child from another. They are receiving assistance with temporary housing from the Red Cross.

Firefighters rescued a cat and a dog. EMS administered oxygen to the cat before reuniting it with its grateful owner.

The cause of the fire is under investigation. The Department of Permits, Licenses and Inspections was called to determine the structual integrity of the affected properties.

      


Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz

2021-03-11
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov