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Police, Fire, and EMS Respond Mt. Washington Duplex Fire

Date: February 7, 2020
Incident Type: Fire
Location: Zone 3

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.

Reporting PIO:
Maurice Matthews