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.