Public Safety Blotter Articles

Firefighters Put Out Roof Fire

Date: January 12, 2020
Incident Type: Fire
Location: Oakland

Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire officials responded to a residential fire on the 200 block of Robinson Street around 4 a.m.

Responding firefighters found the roof on fire and downed power lines on the roof. The fire went to two alarms around 5 a.m. Crews were able to put out the flames after Duquesne Light shut off power to the lines.

No one was injured. The Fire Investigation Unit, made up of Police detectives and Fire investigators, will determine the cause of the fire.

Reporting PIO:
Chris Togneri