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Fire Investigator Suffers Electrical Shock on Mt. Oliver Street

Date: October 5, 2020
Incident Type: Electrical Shock
Location: South side Slopes

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.

Reporting PIO:
Maurice Matthews