Firefighters Battle House Fire in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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Firefighters are battling a house fire in Pittsburg, Pa. that occurred on April 2, 2016, at approximately 3:50 p.m. The blaze is located in Mt. Oliver on the 400 block of Hays Avenue. The flames spread throughout a resident’s home quickly and intensely. Due to the rapidly moving flames, Allegheny County emergency correspondents confirm they are now dealing with a three-alarm fire. Several nearby firehouses have responded to multiple calls regarding the uncontrollable blaze.

Pittsburgh firefighters are struggling to resolve the fire due to other house fires throughout Pa. The need for diligent firefighters was high. It has not yet been specified as to what started the flames. The number of casualties is unknown.

Neighbors watched in horror as the firefighters battled the extreme flames caused by the fire. The magnitude of the flames could quickly spread to other homes if the wind blows strongly. Firefighters have instructed crowds of people to stay at a safe distance due to the amount of debris that is falling off of the house.

Guardian Liberty Voice will continue to update this story as details are released.

By Jhayla D. Tyson

Sources:

CBS Pittsburgh: Firefighters Battle Three-Alam Fire in Mount Oliver
Pittsburgh’s Action News 4: Crews Called to Scene of Mt. Oliver Fire

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