Public Safety Blotter Articles

One Male Dead in Troy Hill Fire

Date: April 17, 2020
Incident Type: Residential Fire
Location: Troy Hill

Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire firefighters responded to a report of a structure fire at the intersection of Gardner and Hatteras streets around 12:21 a.m.

Responding crews found significant flames throughout the first floor of a two-story home. Upon learning of an elderly male possibly in the home, the fire went to a second alarm. 

Firefighters located the male on the first floor and removed him from the house. The male was pronounced dead around 12:37 a.m.

The fire was under control around 12:45 a.m.

The Fire Investigation Unit, comprised of Police detectives and Fire investigators, will determine the cause of the fire.



Reporting PIO:
Chris Togneri