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Firefighters Battle 4-Alarm Fire in Manchester

Date: April 6, 2021
Incident Type: Fire
Location:
Summary:

Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire responded to a 2-alarm structure fire in the 1300 block of Page Street at 1:29 a.m. The first units, 37 Engine and Battalion 1, were on scene at 1:34 a.m.

The response grew to four alarms. Firefighters worked the fire in a three-unit row house that was most active in the middle unit, with exposure to the two end units. 

Eight occupants were safely accounted for. The Red Cross has been called to assist them with temporary accommodations.

There were no injuries to firefighters or residents. 

It was deemed under control at 2:55 a.m.

The Fire Investigation Unit is investigating the exact cause of the fire.

Another firefighter was injured in an earlier fire in Mount Oliver where PBF was assisting. He is stable in the hospital and doing well.


Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz

2021-04-06
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov