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Pittsburgh (PA) Firefighters Battle Four-Alarm Fire

Exterior stream trained into the fire building during a fire in Pittsburgh
Cara Cruz/Pittsburgh PIO

A firefighter sustained a shoulder injury while companies in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, battled a fire last evening that went to four alarms.

According to , the Pittsburgh bureaus of Fire, EMS, and police responded to a commercial structure fire on the 1700 block of Penn Avenue in the Strip District around 8:10 p.m. 

The fire quickly escalated to four alarms with heavy smoke and flames emanating from the third floor of the building.

多多在线观看免费视频The flames eventually broke through the roof. There was also some possible exposure to the building immediately adjacent to the structure where the fire originated. 

A firefighter suffered a shoulder while fighting the fire and was transported to Mercy Hospital by EMS for treatment. 

多多在线观看免费视频Fire Chief Darryl Jones declared the fire to be under control at approximately 9:20 p.m.  The Fire Investigation Unit is investigating the cause. 

Flames from the fire, which went to four alarms, go through the roof of the building
Cara Cruz/Pittsburgh PIO


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