Pittsburgh EMS and Fire responded to a reported structure fire on the 700 block of Lorenz Avenue around 4:15 a.m.
When first responders arrived to the one-alarm fire, they witnessed fire in the front of the duplex home. An unresponsive female was removed by firefighters from inside. The victim was the only person in the house. Medics transported her to a local hospital in critical condition. Firefighters were able to quickly extinguish the flames.
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.