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Firefighters Respond to House Fire in Mt Washington

Date: August 3, 2022
Incident Type: Fire
Location: Zone 3

Pittsburgh Fire, EMS and Police responded to the 500 block of Griffin Street, for a reported fire around 1 p.m.

When Firefighters arrived, they observed smoke and flames in the lower part of a row house.

The residents were not home at the time of the fire.

Firefighters did discover three pets. Two cats in one home, and a dog in another. The pets did not survive.  

The fire was raised to 3-alarms due to heat related weather. There were no other injuries.

The Fire Investigation Unit are looking into the cause.


Reporting PIO:
Maurice Matthews