Pittsburgh EMS responded to a report of a fire investigator with the Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire who received an electrical shock on the 30 block of Mount Oliver Street around 11:40 a.m.
When medics arrived on scene, they were alerted to the investigator who was shocked when he stepped on the downed power line.
The investigator was conscious and alert. He was transported to a local hospital in stable condition.
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.