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Jeannette Police Find Working Building Fire

By ERIC RASMUSSEN, Senior Correspondent | November 06, 2020 | PENNSYLVANIA

Story No. 111620118

City of Jeannette, PA – Around 8:30 P.M. on November 6th, while on patrol, Jeannette Police discovered smoke coming from a commercial structure at the corner of Clay Avenue and South Fifth Street.

Firefighters were quickly dispatched and arrived and made entry to find a well progressed fire in the basement and first floor. Crews made an aggressive attack while positive pressure was used in the exposure building to prevent fire spread.

Crews worked for several hours before the fire was placed under control. Fire crews were able to prevent extension into the exposure building. No one was injured, and the cause of the fire is still under investigation.

This article is a direct street report from our correspondent and has not been edited by the 1st Responder newsroom.