Pittsburgh Bureau of Firefighters responded to the report of a structure fire at 800 block of Boggs Avenue around 5 p.m.
Upon arrival firefighters observed the one-alarm fire in one of the apartment units. A male victim was discovered inside and carried out by firefighters. Medics transported the victim to a local hospital in critical condition. Firefighters extinguished the fire shortly after arriving. Residents were allowed to return to their homes.
The Fire Investigation Unit will investigate to determine 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.