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Dwelling Fire, East McKeesport
   Courtesy J. Zamosky
Saturday, August 17, 2013 01:33
UVFR was alerted to the 600 block of Pittsburgh Street in East McKeesport for a report of a dwelling fire with entrapment. Police arrived to find a structure with heavy smoke coming from the second floor and one male trapped on a front porch roof. Police assisted the male victim off of the roof prior to the fire department's arrival. Fire crews encountered fire in the basement with some extension to the upper floors. The fire was under control in approximately 45 minutes and is under investigation by the Allegheny County Fire Marshall's office. Companies on scene: 135, 213, 306) RIT 230, Eastern Area Prehospital Services. Command: 135 Chief (Spielvogle)