By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Firefighters responded to the scene of a house fire in Pittsburgh’s Elliott neighborhood early Tuesday morning.READ MORE: Free Care Fund Christmas In July Benefit Show Raises In Total $54K For Families At UPMC Children’s Hospital
The fire broke out around 6:30 a.m. along Walbridge Street.
Firefighters smashed out windows and spent time working on the second floor of the home.READ MORE: Republicans Criticize Top Election Official's Decision To Decertify Fulton County's Voting Machines
Fire crews tell KDKA that a man who lives at the home was asleep and woke up to smoke.
He evacuated to the roof of the porch, where firefighters rescued him with ladders.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.MORE NEWS: New Castle Police K-9 Frankie Gets New Body Armor
Stay with KDKA for more on this developing story.