No one injured in Hill District fire
No one was hurt in a fire in a two-unit apartment building in the Hill District on Thursday.
Pittsburgh firefighters responding to a report of a structure fire about 2:30 p.m. arrived on Moultrie Street to find heavy smoke and flames pouring out of the second floor, Battalion Chief Jerry Hirschfeld said. Neither of the two residents were inside when firefighters got there, he said.
The fire was mainly concentrated in a second-floor bedroom, Hirschfeld said. The cause is under investigation.
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