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Bitter Cold Settles In Around Pittsburgh

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – It wasn’t the most ideal night to be out and about with wind chills in the single digits, but for those with places to go and jobs to do, there was no escape from the bitter cold.

Several accidents kept firefighters and tow truck drivers busy.

While responding to a two-car crash on snow-covered Liberty Avenue downtown, Dave Poorman from Dave’s Towing told KDKA’s Kym Gable that he’s gearing up for a long season.

“Long days, very long days and just do what you’ve got to do. I have four trucks and they’ll be out working and whoever needs help, I’ll help them,” Poorman said.

Meanwhile, uptown, music fans battled blustery conditions at the CONSOL Energy Center.

The Justin Bieber concert was the hottest ticket in town on one of the coldest nights of the season.

Mary Jo Zubaty from Harrison City, brought her daughter to the show.

“We thought we weren’t going to get here because there was too much snow but the roads are clear and we’re all excited.”

As a result of the cold and snow, many schools around the area are delaying the start to the school day, while a couple have already canceled.

Click here for the latest school closings and delays.