When Washington Township firefighters arrived on the scene of a house fire on Beech Road Tuesday morning, they had to deal with a house fully engulfed in flames, live wires on the ground and bitter cold temperatures.
The “Red Door” on Stanwix Street is the oldest service St. Mary of Mercy Church provides to those in need.
Local hospitals are already seeing the toll this bitter cold is taking on people, and we haven’t even felt the worst of it yet.
UPMC Professor of Emergency Medicine gives tips and advice on how to avoid frostbite or hypothermia in these frigid temperatures.
With temperatures plummeting into the single digits in the Pittsburgh area, doctors say a combination of knowledge and common sense can go a long way to keeping you out of the emergency room.
It’s January, it’s winter, it’s western Pennsylvania, and so it’s no surprise that those two four letter words – S-N-O-W and C-O-L-D – are in the forecast with a potential for frostbite.