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Police, Fire and EMS Responded To a Fire In Perry South

Date: November 13, 2020
Incident Type: 1-Alarm Fire
Location: Zone 1
Summary:

Pittsburgh Police, Fire, and EMS responded to a 1-alarm fire on the 2000 block of Drum Street around 10:30 p.m.

Police first arrived on scene, and observed smoke coming from the three-storey structure. Three officers safely escorted three residents out of the home.

The three officers and residents were taken to a local hospital for minor smoke inhalation. There were no other injuries on scene.

Firefighters were able to extinguish the flames in just under an hour.

The Fire Investigations Unit will investigate the fire to determine the cause.


Reporting PIO:
Maurice Matthews

2020-11-13
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov