BUTLER TOWNSHIP, Pa. – Firefighters were called to a fire early Friday morning at a pizza shop in Butler Township.
The fire was reported at the Pizza Hut on Route 8 about 12:30 a.m., an hour and a half after the business closed for the night.
Damage is not visible from the outside of the building, but firefighters were seen going inside before crews boarded up the front door.
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A THREE-ALARM FIRE AT A HOME ON MOUNT WASHINGTON, LEAVES A FIREFIGHTER WITH AN INJURED HAND. THE FIRE ON KAMBACH STREET WAS SPOTTED EARLIER THIS AFTERNOON. IT LEFT HEAVY DAMAGE TO THE ATTIC AND SECOND STORY OF THE HOME. FIREFIGHTERS BATTLED WINDY CONDITIONS WHILE DOUSING THE FLAMES. A CITY PUBLIC SAFETY SPOKESPERSON TELLS US EVERYONE INSIDE GOT OUT SAFELY.
Westmoreland County fire crews in the Youngwood area were able to put out a fire at a toy store on Thursday night.
According to the Tribune-Review, the fire destroyed a storage shed adjacent to Gene and Troy’s Toys on South 7th Street in Youngwood, and there was significant smoke damage to the store itself. The external shed had a rototiller, fertilizer, and gardening supplies inside it and all of that was destroyed.
The fire was reported at 10:00 p.m. A State Police fire marshal is investigating the cause of the fire.
A vacant house on South Seventh Street caught fire Friday for the second time in two years.
Jeannette Fire Capt. Joe Matijevic is not interested in returning for a third.
“I’m hoping we can get it demolished,” Matijevic said Friday night as fire crews cleaned up the scene on the 200 block of South Seventh.
No one was hurt in a house fire on Wilshire Drive in North Huntingdon Saturday night, but the homeowner said the damage is extensive, WPXI reports.
Dispatchers told WPXI that the fire started around 8:15 p.m.
The homeowner, Carol Petrosky, said that she had noticed that the wood burner was malfunctioning earlier in the day and shut it off.
The official cause of the fire has not yet been determined.
Malcolm Long, who lived in the home, said he woke up to hear his girlfriend’s stepfather screaming for everyone to get out. Long said he tried putting the fire out himself.
“I tried getting water on it and then I saw it was too engulfed to do anything,” said Long. “So I ran down to get my girlfriend and the kids up. Luckily I got them out. I tried going back in to try to get some of my stuff but I wasn’t able to.”
Long said in addition to himself, his girlfriend and his girlfriend’s stepfather, another adult, four children and some pets lived in the house.
He said being forced into the cold was also a bit of a shock.
“I wasn’t even able to grab my clothes. I have what I have on my back. Just lucky everyone’s okay. That’s what I’m happy about.”
However, he said he’s not sure what to do next.
“I’m just overwhelmed. Don’t know what to do right now.”
The cause of the fire has not been determined.
It is unclear how the fire started.
NEW CASTLE, Pa. —
Flames destroyed a home on South Jefferson Street in New Castle, Lawrence County, on Saturday.
The call came in around 2:30 p.m. A woman and a juvenile lived at the home, but neither home at the time of the fire.No one was injured. According to the New Castle Fire Department, one dog was found dead. Another dog may have escaped the home during the fire.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.