Public Safety Blotter Articles

Firefighters Responded To A Fatal Fire In Homewood South

Date: May 3, 2021
Incident Type: 2-Alarm fire
Location: Zone 5

Pittsburgh EMS, Fire and Police responded to a 9-1-1 call around 3:20 a.m. for a structure fire on the 500 block of Clawson Street.

When firefighters arrived, they observed flames coming out of the 2nd floor of the home. First responders were alerted that a victim was possibly still inside.

Firefighters made entry and located the male on the 2nd floor.

Medic 11 transported the victim to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

The fire was deemed under control around 4 a.m.

The Fire Investigation Unit are investigating to determine the cause.

The Red Cross will be assisting the displaced residents.


Reporting PIO:
Maurice Matthews