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Three Pittsburgh Police Cruisers Burned at Police Academy, Considered Suspicious

Date: September 28, 2022
Incident Type: Arson
Location: North Shore

Just after 2:30 a.m. on September 28, Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire and Pittsburgh Police responded the parking lot directly adjacent to the Police Training Academy in Zone 1 for a vehicle fire. 

Three Pittsburgh Police cruisers parked just outside the Academy building were fully engulfed in flames. 

Firefighters extinguished the fire in each cruiser and no one was injured. There was no damage to the building.  

This fire is considered suspicious. 

The Fire Investigation Unit were on scene, alongside the ATF. The investigation is ongoing. 



Reporting PIO:
Amanda Mueller