By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Pittsburgh police detectives and fire investigators are looking into what sparked a two-alarm fire late Monday morning on the North Side.READ MORE: Federal Unemployment Benefits Ending Early In Many States
The fire broke out around 11:30 a.m. along Alpine Avenue.
Firefighters rushed to the scene to find flames and heavy smoke billowing out of a third-floor window at the three-story rowhouse.
According to Pittsburgh Public Safety, it took firefighters about 20 minutes to bring the blaze under control.
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UPDATE: Alpine remains closed, please avoid area. The Fire Investigation Unit is on scene. https://t.co/T4yctHCEGE
— Pgh Public Safety (@PghPublicSafety) February 22, 2021
Thankfully, no injuries were reported.
However, Pittsburgh Public Safety says one home is destroyed, with significant damage on the second and third floors.
— Nicole Ford (@NicoleFordTV) February 22, 2021
A large portion of the area around Alpine Avenue closed down to traffic while crews put out the blaze and fire investigators looked into what caused it.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 In Pennsylvania: State Health Department Reports 221 New Coronavirus Cases, 15 Additional Deaths
Stay with KDKA for the latest on this developing story. Nicole Ford is on the scene gathering the latest information.