Pittsburgh EMS, Fire and Police responded to a 9-1-1 call for a 2-alarm fire at the corner of Ivory Avenue and Peachtree Way around 2:20 p.m.
When first responders arrived they observed a minivan and house on fire. The flames started from the vehicle of a neighbor and caught onto the house. The family living in the duplex was able to escape with no injuries. They were the only family living at the home.
Firefighters were able to extinguish the flames without complication. The Red Cross arrived on scene to assist the family.
One firefighter was transported to a local hospital for a back injury.
The Fire Investigation Unit will determine the cause.
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