TribLIVE

| News


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

Firefighters battle house fire near Hidden Valley Resort

About The Tribune-Review
The Tribune-Review can be reached via e-mail or at 412-321-6460.
Contact Us | Video | Photo Reprints

Daily Photo Galleries


By The Tribune-Review

Published: Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, 5:06 p.m.

No one was injured in a Monday afternoon fire at a Somerset County home near a busy ski slope at Hidden Valley Resort.

Anna Weltz, spokeswoman for Seven Springs Mountain Resort, owner of the Jefferson Township resort, said no one was inside when the privately owned two-story home on Imperial Drive caught fire about 3:30 p.m.

Activities for the 37th annual Special Olympics Pennsylvania Winter Games were wrapping up nearby at the time, Weltz said. As a precaution, one ski slope and a chairlift were closed in the area nearest to the residence, she said.

About 175 Alpine skiers from Pennsylvania, Virginia and Delaware were expected to compete in giant slalom time trials, Alpine skiing, giant slalom and Super G. Competitions will be held on Bobcat, Continental and Imperial slopes, according to the resort's website.

Events will continue on Tuesday as scheduled, Weltz said.

Firefighters with Bakersville fire department remained on the scene past 9 p.m. and were not available for comment.

 

 
 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Stories

  1. UPMC: As many as 27,000 employees affected in data breach
  2. Allegheny Township supervisors agree to rezone land for farming
  3. Bullied South Fayette student’s case prompts wiretap overhaul legislation
  4. Kovacevic: Panic over Pirates? In April?
  5. Avonmore parents enter child with genetic disorder in contest for wheelchair-accessible van
  6. New Kensington police decline to identify stabbing victims amid investigation
  7. Pens insider: Penalty killing a concern in Stanley Cup playoffs
  8. Undersized rookie Gibbons is blur on ice for Penguins
  9. Work on tournament-class dek hockey rink in Bloomfield to begin
  10. Kiski Valley native in wheelchair persists to save life, forge bond
  11. 4-year-old’s death from brain cancer won’t stop fight in her name
Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.