TribLIVE

| News


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

Carson Street briefly closed Saturday because of utility fire

Daily Photo Galleries

Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, 1:51 p.m.
 

Emergency responders reopened a section of East Carson Street Saturday afternoon following a small utility fire.

Smoke began streaming from a manhole cover just before noon at East Carson and South 12th streets, an Allegheny County emergency dispatcher said. She said a nearby utility pole soon caught fire.

Responders quickly closed Carson Street from South 11th to South 13th streets. They evacuated a store as a precaution, though no structure fires were reported, the dispatcher said.

Duquesne Light responded. City officials began reopening the area by about 1:20 p.m.

 

 
 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Stories

  1. Judge refuses to reduce bail for McKeesport robbery suspect
  2. Civic organization donates to Clairton Police Department
  3. Pirates’ Worley tosses 4-hit shutout vs. Giants
  4. West Mifflin woman held for court, accused of leaving baby unattended
  5. The left’s dark money manager
  6. Approval for Wal-Mart closer in McCandless
  7. Pirates expect high prices in trade market
  8. Steelers hoping that youth movement breathes life into team
  9. Killer sharks are taking over the air, and the airwaves
  10. Westmoreland women stole thousands to finance dog show appearances
  11. Freeport grad picks PSAC’s Mercyhurst
Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.