Pittsburgh Bureaus of EMS, Fire, and Police responded to a report of a structure fire on the 100 block of Ruth Street around 10:30 p.m.
Responding Firefighters found flames in the lower level. Three residents were able to make it out of their units without injuries. Soon after their arrival, the fire was raised to a three-alarm. Firefighters were able to keep the flames from spreading to other homes. Department of Public Works used salt on Ruth Street due to icy conditions. The Fire Investigations Unit will investigate to find the cause.
Tonight, the City-County Building is illuminated to recognize Poison Prevention Week and the 50th Anniversary of "Mr. Yuk" in partnership with Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.
For questions about the lighting at the City-County Building, please reach out to the Office of the Mayor.