TribLIVE

| News

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

Four firefighters, resident injured in Turtle Creek fire

James Knox | Tribune-Review
Firefighters battle a blaze at an apartment complex Monday January 27, 2014 in Turtle Creek.

Email Newsletters

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

Daily Photo Galleries

Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, 1:27 p.m.
 

Four firefighters and one resident suffered injuries Monday in a fire that gutted a 28-unit apartment complex on Kenyon Street in Turtle Creek, authorities said.

All of the injuries appear minor, said Lou Lantzy, Turtle Creek's emergency management coordinator.

The resident was hurt when he jumped from a second-story window.

The two-alarm fire started about 11:37 a.m., Allegheny County emergency dispatch officials said. By 1 p.m., firefighters reported they had the blaze under control.

The roof of the complex caved in. No one was inside the complex when the roof fell, Lantzy said.

The Allegheny County Fire Marshal's Office is investigating.

Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.

 

 

 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Stories

  1. Starkey: Steelers still knockin’ on Canton’s door
  2. Review: Pittsburgh son Billy Porter shines bright in ‘Kinky Boots’
  3. Mon Valley takes time out for night out to build community
  4. McKeesport charter sees no problems for opening
  5. Pitcher Arrieta, Cubs shut down Pirates in victory at PNC Park
  6. Rostraver native revisits roots on cross-country bike journey
  7. Heyward-Bey looks to make impact on special teams with Steelers
  8. Fire displaces Kittanning family of 6
  9. Philanthropist and one-time GOP powerhouse Elsie Hillman dies at 89
  10. Steelers notebook: Spaeth on baby watch
  11. Annual Rock for Life to benefit 2 area children