Public Safety Blotter Articles

Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire respond to Frankstown avenue Fire

Date: December 27, 2019
Incident Type: Roof Fire
Location: Zone 5

Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire responded to a 911 call of a structure fire at the 6400 block of Frankstown Avenue around 4:50 p.m.

When Firefighters arrived on scene, they found fire coming from the roof in the rear of the building. Firefighters were able to contain and extinguish the fire. The roof was under construction and a worker was able to escape without injury. Zone 5 officers closed Frankstown Avenue between Paulson Avenue and Enterprise Street until fire vehicles left the scene.

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

Reporting PIO:
Maurice Matthews