By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Fire crews are on the scene of a duplex fire in Lawrenceville.READ MORE: COVID Surge At Butler Memorial Hospital Has Surgeons Prioritizing Elective Surgeries
According to Pittsburgh Public Safety, the Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire is working to extinguish the fire at a three-level duplex in the 200 block of Ater Way.
#LATEST: Duplex fire in Lawrenceville is now a 3-alarm fire. Flames can be seen shooting from the roof. Firefighters are still trying to account for all of the residents of the two apartments. @KDKA pic.twitter.com/W1iHRNZmyI
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The building houses two apartments, one of the units was occupied by two adults and two pets. They were able to escape without injury.READ MORE: MLB Owners Lock Out Players, Leading To First Work Stoppage Since 1995
As for the other side of the building, no one was inside, but they remain unaccounted for.
A firefighter was evaluated by medics for breathing issues and was taken to the hospital.
A second firefighter was also treated by EMS at the scene.MORE NEWS: McDavid Puts Up Four Points, Penguins Lose To Oilers 5-2
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