3 Homes Destroyed After Fire Rips Through Lawrenceville

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Three homes have been destroyed after a fire swept through Lawrenceville.

Pittsburgh Firefighters said the 3-alarm fire tore through homes on Wickliff Street and McCandless Avenue in the Lawrenceville neighborhood on Tuesday.

Two other homes were damaged, Pittsburgh Public Safety said. The fire is now contained.

“Heavy wind caused early difficulty in controlling the fire,” a tweet from Pittsburgh Firefighters said.

A viewer sent a photo of large flames and black smoke billowing from the scene.

(Photo Credit: Kurt Rech)

Pittsburgh Public Safety says McCandless Avenue is currently closed between Duncan Street and Stanton Avenue.

There were no injuries.

(Photo Credit: KDKA Photojournalist Bryce Lutz)

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Source: 3 Homes Destroyed After Fire Rips Through Lawrenceville