3-Alarm Fire in Wilkins

Tonight, around 9pm, units in Wilkins Township were dispatched to the 1100 block of Penn Center Boulevard for an automatic fire alarm. The assignment was quickly upgraded to a building fire as units arrived, finding heavy smoke and fire on the 4th and 5th floors.

Due to the heavy occupancy, the incident was upgraded to a second and third alarm, dispatching 137 units for support. 137 Engine immediately marked en route with 6 interior firefighters, followed quickly by 137 Rescue and Squad. 137 crews assisted in searching smoke-filled floors, bringing multiple residents out of the building safe, as well as assisting in overhaul in the fire-rooms.

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Edgewood Volunteer Fire Department

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Pittsburgh, PA 15218

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