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PBF and Fire Investigation Unit Respond to Fire in Allegheny East Airbnb

Date: May 17, 2023
Incident Type: Structure Fire
Location: Zone 1

Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire and the Fire Investigation Unit responded for a residential structure fire at 900 Madison Avenue at 10:21 am. 

The resident self-evacuated and flagged down a passerby to call 9-1-1.   

PBF was able to extinguish the fire and there were no reported injuries. The Fire Investigation Unit conducted a scene investigation and the fire was ruled accidental.  The occupant was arrested on unrelated drug charges and transported to the Allegheny County Jail.


Reporting PIO:
Richard Ford