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Crews Find Heavy Fire on Arrival in East McKeesport

By ERIC RASMUSSEN, Senior Correspondent | November 03, 2020 | PENNSYLVANIA

Story No. 111620116

East McKeesport, PA – At 1:19 A.M. on November 3rd, fire crews were dispatched to the 1100 block of Morrelle Avenue for a report of a house on fire.

Police arrived on-scene and reported a working fire, with heavy fire showing from the second floor. Firefighters quickly arrived and made an aggressive interior attack, knocking the bulk of the fire down.

The fire was placed under control in about 30 minutes as crews remained on-scene extinguishing hot spots. No one was injured, and the fire is now under investigation.

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