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Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire Responds to Fatal Residential Structure Fire on Mount Washington

Date: January 20, 2024
Incident Type: Fire
Location: Zone 3
Summary:

Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire, Police, and EMS responded to the 100 block of Pasadena Street at approximately 4:15 p.m. for a fire inside a house. 

Responding units located a fully involved fire in a locked bedroom where a 71-year-old male was found deceased inside. 

Medics transported another male to the hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation.

He and three other tenants were displaced due to the damage and will be receiving assistance from the American Red Cross.

The Fire Investigation Unit will be investigating the cause of the fire.


Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz

2024-01-20
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov