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Fire, EMS, Police Respond for Fire at USX Building Downtown

Date: April 12, 2022
Incident Type: Fire

Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire responded to reports of smoke coming from the US Steel Tower on Grant Street at Seventh Avenue around 7:30 p.m. The high-rise plan was implemented, initiating a 3-alarm response to ensure ample equipment and manpower were available.

Responding units located the fire in the ductwork in the kitchen hood in Sullivan's Restaurant. It was contained to the first floor. The restaurant patrons and those working in the building were moved to safety. There were no injuries. The fire was declared under control shortly after 8:30 p.m.

The Fire Investigation Unit will determine the exact origin and cause.

Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz