Fire hits Donora house
Several firefighters from around the Mon Valley were called to an abandoned structure fire at 907 McKean Ave., Donora, just after 7 p.m. Friday.
The fire inside the three-story brick house was extinguished quickly as firefighters attacked the top floor of the structure, leaving a gaping hole in the attic.
Firefighters from both Monessen companies, Carroll Township and New Eagle were called to assist Donora firefighters at the scene.
Mon Valley Emergency Medical Services and Donora police also responded.
State Police in Washington confirmed that the fire marshal was called to the scene to investigate the blaze.
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