3 people, including police officer, hospitalized after house fire in Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH — Three people, including a police officer, were taken to a hospital after a fire broke out early Friday morning at a home in Pittsburgh’s Beechview neighborhood.

The fire, which sparked about 2 a.m., burned at a home on Sebring Avenue.

A 70-year-old woman suffered burns, officials said. Firefighters found her and paramedics rushed her to a hospital, where she was listed in critical condition.

A 50-year-old man was also being treated for multiple burns at a hospital, where officials said he was listed in critical condition.

The police officer who was taken to a hospital suffered smoke inhalation, officials said.

Homes on either side of the one that caught fire were evacuated as a precaution.

Investigators are working to determine the cause of the fire.

Source: 3 people, including police officer, hospitalized after house fire in Pittsburgh

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