MOUNT WASHINGTON (KDKA) – Two people were taken to the hospital after a Tuesday morning house fire in Mount Washington.

According to police, the fire started shortly before noon in the 800-block of Excelsior Street on the first floor of an occupied home.

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One adult and one child were taken to UPMC Mercy Hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation.

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There is no word on what sparked the fire at this time.

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