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Crews Battle Building Fire In Shaler, House Fire In Homestead

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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Fire crews were busy this morning as they were called out to both Shaler Township and Homestead.

In Shaler, the flames broke out before 6 a.m. in a second floor apartment on Butler Plank Road.

The blaze forced people from the building.

There were no reports of any injuries. The cause is under investigation.

Meanwhile, fire erupted at a house in Homestead around 6:30 a.m.

Emergency officials say the home is located in the 300-block of East 16th Street.

KDKA’s Heather Abraham reports from the scene that two police officers, one from Homestead and the other from Munhall, rescued a woman with a disability from the home. Her husband and children were also able to get out of the residence safely.

There is no word yet on what sparked the fire.

Stay with KDKA for the latest details on these developing stories.

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