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Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire Respond to Madiera Street House Fire

Date: December 27, 2019
Incident Type: Fire
Location: Homewood South

Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire responded to a 911 call of a structure fire at the 7900 block of Madiera Street around 10:30 p.m.

When firefighters arrived on scene, they observed house showing flames from the roof. The street in front of the structure started to buckle due to a water main break. Firefighters were able to extinguish the fire with the ruptured water main.

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

Reporting PIO:
Maurice Matthews