Pittsburgh Fire Bureau

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Fire In Morton’s Kitchen Sends Plume Of Thick Black Smoke Over Downtown

A fire sent emergency crews to Morton’s Steakhouse in Downtown Pittsburgh Saturday evening.

09/06/2014

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Roofers Making Repairs May Have Sparked Allentown Church Fire

Officials believe workers using a blowtorch may have sparked a fire that damaged a church in Pittsburgh’s Allentown section Thursday afternoon.

08/28/2014

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6 Displaced By North Side Fire

At least five people have been displaced as a result of a fire on the North Side Wednesday afternoon.

07/23/2014

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4-Alarm Fire Causes Significant Damage To Brighton Heights Building

A four-alarm fire heavily damaged a home in Pittsburgh’s Brighton Heights section this afternoon.

02/20/2014

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New Recruits Could Help With Runaway Overtime At Pittsburgh Fire Bureau

At the Pittsburgh Fire Academy, 28 recruits — training to become firefighters — are drilled in all aspects of fire suppression.

09/12/2013

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Pittsburgh Fire Bureau Overtime To Hit All-Time Record

The job can be dangerous and difficult for sure, but you might be surprised to find out that of the city’s top 100 paid employees last year, more than half were firefighters, each making more than $115,000.

09/11/2013

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Firefighters File Lawsuit Over Hearing Loss From Sirens

Several City of Pittsburgh firefighters have filed a lawsuit, saying the sirens on their trucks were too loud and caused them hearing loss.

04/23/2013

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Pittsburgh Firefighter Arrested After Store Robbery

A City of Pittsburgh firefighter was arrested by police Wednesday night after they say he tried to rob a Uni-Mart store in the 1900-block of Brownsville Road in Carrick.

04/10/2013

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Formal Investigation Underway Over Delayed Response Time To Carrick Fire

On Saturday morning in Carrick, a house caught on fire. The call went out at 6:18 a.m. The KDKA Investigators have obtained the dispatch tapes from the call.

03/05/2013

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Pittsburgh Fire Chief’s Tips For Office Building Fire Safety

There are nearly 200 high rise buildings in Downtown Pittsburgh. Thousands of workers are in those offices every day. Think about this… if your office caught on fire, would you know what to do?

02/25/2013

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Firefighter Suspended After Arrest On Charges Of Sexual Assault

A Pittsburgh firefighter was suspended on Wednesday after being accused of sexually assaulting a child.

02/06/2013

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Police & Fire Bureaus Lack Diversity, Seek To Recruit Minorities

At a time when police-minority community relations are often strained, the Police Bureau is becoming increasingly white.

04/19/2012

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Fire Damages 5 Row Houses On North Side

Authorities are investigating the cause of a fire that broke out in a vacant home on Pittsburgh’s North Side Saturday morning and quickly spread to the occupied homes next door.

03/10/2012

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Vigil Constructed At Homewood Fatal Fire Scene

A community is mourning after a woman and her three children were killed in a Thursday morning fire.

12/15/2011

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Homewood Fire Claims Lives Of 3 Children, 1 Adult

Four people are dead, including three children, following an intense fire that broke out overnight at a rowhouse in Homewood.

12/15/2011

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