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: First Responders At Apparent Hillside Rescue Effort In Forward Township
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: Third Stimulus Check: Will Your Next Relief Payment Be $1,400?
Stay with KDKA for the latest on this developing story. Nicole Ford is on the scene gathering the latest information.