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Firefighters Respond to House Fire, Five People Transported by EMS

Date: February 21, 2023
Incident Type: Fire
Location: Windgap

Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire responded to the 1700 block of Oberon Street for a one-alarm house fire at approximately 5:07 p.m. 

Fire crews were on scene within three minutes, at approximately 5:10 p.m. 

Engine 31 arrived and rescued an elderly adult female trapped inside, carrying her from the structure. 

EMS tranported her to the hospital in stable condition. 

Two other victims from the home were also transported in stable condition.

Paramedics also transported two PBP officers for smoke inhalation as a precaution. 

The cause of the fire has not been determined and the investigation is ongoing.




Reporting PIO:
Amanda Mueller