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UPDATE: Firefighters Respond to a 2-Alarm Fire in South Side

Date: November 20, 2021
Incident Type: Fire
Location: Zone 3

UPDATE: The victim from this fire was later pronounced deceased in the hospital. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

Pittsburgh EMS, Fire, and Police responded to a structure fire on the 1100 block of E Carson Street around 5:20 a.m.

When Firefighters arrived, they observed flames coming from the second floor. During a primary search of the building, Firefighters located a male victim.

The victim was extricated, and taken to awaiting medics. Medics transported the victim to a local hospital in critical condition.

There were no other injuries or fire damage to adjacent buildings.

The Fire Investigation Unit will investigate to determine the cause.

Reporting PIO:
Maurice Matthews