Fire in Edgewood

At 1300 hours this afternoon, the EVFD along with mutual aid units were dispatched to the 500 block of Allenby Ave in Edgewood for smoke coming from a fan on the second floor. 137 Engine and 278 Truck arrived on scene to originally find nothing showing.

As 137 and 278 crews started their investigation, smoke conditions increased around the eves of the building. Interior crews would soon find a working fire in the ceiling of the 2nd floor. 137 and 278 crews worked on fire suppression. 122 Engine secured the water supply into 137 Engine. Other mutual aid units arrived on scene and assisted in suppression, overhaul and salvage. The fire was brought under control in a little over an hour. No injuries to residents or firefighters.


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Edgewood Volunteer Fire Department

2 Race Street

Pittsburgh, PA 15218

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Non-Emergency: (412) 242-9994

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