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Fire forces North Side residents from apartments

Guy Wathen | TRIB TOTAL MEDIA - Firefighters battle a structure fire on Perrysville Avenue in Perry South on Wednesday, July 23, 2014. No injuries were reported in the apartment building blaze.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Guy Wathen  |  TRIB TOTAL MEDIA</em></div>Firefighters battle a structure fire on Perrysville Avenue in Perry South on Wednesday, July 23, 2014. No injuries were reported in the apartment building blaze.
Guy Wathen | TRIB TOTAL MEDIA - A firefighter battles a structure fire on Perrysville Ave. in Perry South on Wednesday, July 23, 2014. No injuries were reported in the apartment building blaze.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Guy Wathen | TRIB TOTAL MEDIA</em></div>A firefighter battles a structure fire on Perrysville Ave. in Perry South on Wednesday, July 23, 2014. No injuries were reported in the apartment building blaze.

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Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 1:00 p.m.
 

Six occupants of a two-and-a-half story brick building in Perry South will have to seek shelter elsewhere because a fire damaged their apartment building Wednesday.

The two-alarm fire in the 2800 block of Perrysville Avenue was reported at 12:10 p.m. Pittsburgh firefighters extinguished it in about an hour. No one was injured.

Fire department officials said the fire started on the upper floor. Smoke and water damaged the first and second floors.

The cause of the blaze is under investigation. Officials could not provide an estimate on the extent of the damage.

Bill Zlatos is a staff writer for Trib Total Media. He can be reached at 412-320-7828 or bzlatos@tribweb.com.

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