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Firefighters Responded to a 2-Alarm Fire in Uptown

Date: April 4, 2022
Incident Type: Fire
Location: Zone 2

Pittsburgh Fire, EMS, and Police responded to the 50 block of Van Braam Street around 9:50 p.m. for 9-1-1 calls of a structure fire.

When first responders arrived, they observed flames coming from the roof of the row houses.

Firefighters determined the 2-alarm fire under control shortly before 11 p.m.

Three homes sustained heavy fire damage. Two were unoccupied, and a resident of the third was able to exit on their own.

There were no reported injuries. The Fire Investigation Unit are working to determine the cause.

Reporting PIO:
Maurice Matthews