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Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire Responds to Fire in High-Rise in Manchester

Date: November 8, 2021
Incident Type: Fire
Location: Manchester

Just after 10:30 a.m. on November 8th, 2021 Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire responded to a fire at Bidwell Hi-Rise on Sheffield Street in the Manchester neighborhood. 

The high-rise plan was implemented and the third and fourth floors were evacuated. By 11:00 a.m., the fire was under control. 

The source was a dryer on the third floor. No injuries were reported and there was no significant damage to the building. 


Reporting PIO:
Amanda Mueller