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Fire rips through McKees Rocks apartments

By ERIC RASMUSSEN, Senior Correspondent | September 17, 2020 | PENNSYLVANIA

Story No. 091720128

September 17, 2020 - McKees Rocks, Allegheny County - At 2:08pm, firefighters were dispatched to a reported fire in an apartment located along George Street. Arriving units found heavy fire throughout the second floor and roof of a two-story mixed use building with reports of entrapment. Crews went to work searching the building and fighting the fire. A second alarm was requested as crews continued to work. All searches were negative and crews worked for over an hour before the fire was placed under control. Two firefighters were injured with reported minor injuries. No residents were reported injured. The Allegheny County Fire Marshal is now investigating.

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