NORTH VERSAILLES (KDKA) — A fire broke out at an apartment above several businesses in North Versailles on Saturday night.READ MORE: Republicans In Pennsylvania And Other States Using Ballot Initiatives To Change Election Laws
It happened around 7:30 p.m. in the 1100 block of Lincoln Highway. A few businesses, including the Rock ‘N’ Tattoo parlor and a tobacco shop, were on the lower floor of the building and an apartment was on the second floor.READ MORE: Rep. Mike Kelly Facing Scrutiny Over Stocks Purchases By The Congressman And His Wife
The fire broke out in the upstairs apartment above the tattoo parlor.MORE NEWS: New Trial Begins For 83-Year-Old Ohio Man Who Spent 45 Years In Prison
Allegheny County officials say the fire was caused by someone trying to thaw frozen pipes with a torch. They estimate the fire caused at least $10,000 in damage.