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Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire Responds for 2-Alarm Fire in Central Northside

Date: December 19, 2023
Incident Type: 2-Alarm fire

Just after 6:00 a.m., Pittsburgh Fire was dispatched to the 1100 block of Federal Street for a reported fire at a 2-story row building. 

Firefighters located a porch area fully engulfed in flames at the rear of the structure located beside the alley. The flames extended to the attic area of the adjacent structure.

One male was outside of the building when firefighters arrived. Medics transported him to the hospital in stable condition with smoke inhalation and cardiac issues. He did not live inside the building. 

Each side of the attached structure contains a business on the main floor with apartments located on the second floor.

There were no occupants inside either apartment or business. 

No firefighters were injured.

The Fire Investigation Unit will investigate the cause of the fire. 

Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz