By: KDKA-TV News Staff
EAST MCKEESPORT (KDKA) – Firefighters were dispatched to Lea’s Floral Shop in East McKeesport just before 12:30 on Saturday.READ MORE: Pennsylvania Ended Extended Jobless Benefits, Unemployment Rate Falls Below 5%
The fire began in the shop and spread to one apartment.
The owner tells KDKA a neighbor had alerted them to the fire.READ MORE: Hundreds March Through Pittsburgh In Solidarity With Palestine
According to firefighters, everyone inside of the shop and the apartment were able to get out safely but unfortunately, a cat died.
“We were able to get a quick knock, get our truck set up here, the crews did a great job and it was just impeccable timing with everyone,” said Deputy Fire Chief Anthony Swidorsky of the United Volunteer Fire Department.
The county fire marshal is investigating the cause.MORE NEWS: 'A Solemn Day For A Solemn Ride': Local Police Honor Fallen Officers With Memorial Ride
More details tonight on KDKA News.