TribLIVE

| Home

 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Fire damages apartment building in Roscoe

Email Newsletters

Click here to sign up for one of our email newsletters.

Daily Photo Galleries

By Rachel Weaver
Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, 1:46 p.m.
 

An early morning apartment fire displaced more than a dozen people Thursday in Roscoe, Washington County.

Roscoe Mayor Tom Wilkinson, who also is chief of the Stockdale Volunteer Fire Department, said it appears the blaze started with a space heater on the second floor of the Central Apartments building on Furlong Avenue about 4 a.m. The fire marshal is investigating. No humans were injured, but one dog died.

Firefighters had to wake residents who were sleeping, Wilkinson said.

The fire damaged all three stories of the building. The American Red Cross provided food and shelter to 14 adults and three pets.

Rachel Weaver is a staff writer for Trib Total Media. She can be reached at 412-320-7948 or rweaver@tribweb.com.

Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.

 

 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Stories

  1. Two wild-card format hurting Pirates in short term
  2. Animal activists targeting Vick at Steelers preseason game
  3. Starkey: The kick returner and the grizzly bear
  4. Steelers trade 6th-round pick for Jaguars kicker Scobee
  5. Potential suspension of Pennsylvania AG’s license unusual
  6. Steelers notebook: LB Harrison believes Goodell will prevail in Brady ruling
  7. Pittsburgh unemployment rate steady as job market shrinks
  8. Bryant suspension opens doors for other Steelers’ receivers
  9. Kentucky clerk invokes ‘God’s authority,’ still refuses gay marriage licenses
  10. God is touchy topic in ICU, Pitt study finds
  11. Collective Soul to play Carnegie Music Hall in Munhall on Oct. 11