Fires

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Police Make Arrests In Monessen Arsons

Three people are facing charges in connection with several vacant building fires in Monessen over the past few weeks.

01/24/2015

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Monessen Officials Reviewing Arson Surveillance Footage

Arson investigators are looking into a series of fires in abandoned homes in Westmoreland County.

01/19/2015

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Fire Officials, Community Concerned About Rash Of Arson Cases In Monessen

Authorities are investigating after four overnight fires in vacant homes in Westmoreland County.

01/17/2015

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Ohio State Football Revelers Set Fires, Tear Down Goal Post

Fans took to the streets after Ohio State’s football championship victory early Tuesday, yelling and screaming in delight, setting nearly 90 fires and in the case of a few, tearing down an Ohio Stadium goal post. A few injuries were reported.

01/13/2015

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Fire Marshal, Firefighters Busy As 2014 Winds Down

Three fires Wednesday in the Pittsburgh area left an elderly woman dead, a man injured, and heavy damage to several homes.

12/31/2014

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Suspect Confesses To Setting String Of Fires In New Kensington

Black soot stains on walls around town tell the tale of a firebug on the loose in New Kensington.

10/04/2014

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Crews Battle Overnight Fires In McCandless, North Side, Brookline

It was a busy night for firefighters as they battled three separate fires, one in Ross Township and the other two in the city.

09/13/2014

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Westmoreland Co. Fire Department Abruptly Shutters Prompting Public Safety Concerns

For the first time since 1972, there are no firefighters stationed at the Eastern Derry Township Volunteer Fire Department in Westmoreland County.

08/01/2014

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Best Places For A Bonfire In The Pittsburgh Area

Top off your well-deserved time off with a roaring bonfire, a handful of friends and great food and drink at one of the places listed here, and tuck in for an unforgettable summer night.

06/07/2014

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Crews Battle Fires In McKeesport, South Fayette

Separate house fires are keeping crews busy this afternoon in McKeesport and South Fayette.

02/26/2014

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Connellsville Police Investigate String Of Possible Arsons

A series of fires, two of them considered arsons and one of them considered suspicious, have a neighborhood on edge in Fayette County

02/25/2014

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CPSC Warns Public About Holiday-Related Dangers

The Consumer Product Safety Commission estimates more than 15,000 injuries related to holiday decorating occurred in November and December of last year.

12/10/2013

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Jeannette Honors Firefighters, First Responders

Running into smoke-filled houses and burning buildings is just another day on the job for area firefighters, but the city of Jeannette, Westmoreland County, has had more than its share of risks and dangers lately.

03/13/2013

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2 Recent House Fires Blamed On Laptops

Two fires in the area recently are being attributed to laptops.

02/02/2013

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Suspicious Fires In Glassport Investigated

Fire officials say they are looking into a string of suspicious overnight fires.

KDKA-TV–12/04/2012

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