Early this morning, around 0300, units were alerted for a reported house fire at he intersection of San Juan and Doak St in Penn Hills. 137 Rescue, alerted for the RIT, responded immediately with 137 Engine following shortly behind. Penn Hills PD arrived on scene, confirming a working fire.
Units found an empty house under construction with fire through the roof. Initial water supply issues hampered firefighting efforts. 137 units performed RIT operations, established a secondary water supply, and assisted in defensive operations using both master streams and hand lines. The fire is under investigation.