Emergency: 911 Phone: 412-824-7791

7 Alarm Multiple Commercial Dwellings on Fire

pnbspAt 0426 Stations 171 Homestead 292 West Homestead 232 Pleasant Hills were dispatched for a reporting structure fire on East 8th Avenue in Homestead. PD arrived moments later and found a well involved structure with confirmed entrapment. 171 on scene with a well involved commercial building with entrapment. 171 Truck crew made multiple grabs from the burning structure. Stations 293 West Mifflin and 133 Duquesne and 161 RIT Glassport were dispatched for manpower. Additional manpower was requested by 171 Chief bringing stations 201 Munhall 203 Munhall 207 North Braddock and 199 Mount Oliver. As 207 Engine arrived on scene and reported to command performed a search of the exposure building with negative results. Crews were evacuated due to structural collapse. Multiple fire companies called in for extinguishment and overhaul operations. ACFM is investigating.ppbr typemozppstrongstrongstrongCommand strong171 Chief Barcap