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Fire, EMS, Police Respond to Fire and Hit and Run at Brownsville Road Restaurant

Date: January 23, 2020
Incident Type: Fire/Hit and Run
Location: Zone 3

Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire responded to a small fire inside one of the kitchen cooking vents in the Burger King located at 2900 Brownsville Road at 6:20 p.m.

While firefighters were extinguishing the fire, employees from the store were waiting outside when a vehicle went through the drive-through and struck a juvenile female employee. She was transported by EMS to Children's Hospital in stable condition with a minor injury to her leg. 

The driver fled the scene. Pittsburgh Police from Zone 3 are searching for a sedan that is white or tan in color. There is no description of the driver. 

Police and Fire are investigating. 


Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz