Firefighters busy on Washington Road in Mt. Lebanon
There were no injuries reported in two fires that erupted minutes apart Wednesday night along Washington Road in Mt. Lebanon.
Firefighters were called around 7:45 p.m. for a chimney fire in a single-family dwelling in the 1000 block of Washington Road, Mt. Lebanon deputy fire chief Joe Thuransky said.
While firefighters were there, a fire was reported seven blocks away in an apartment on the 10th floor of the Twin Towers, a high-rise with mostly elderly residents, in the 300 block of Washington Road, Thuransky said.
Firefighters from several communities responded to the fire that apparently was confined to a closet in the apartment. Investigators are trying to determine what sparked the fire.
A portion of Washington Road was closed because of the fires.
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