Homewood fire destroys two buildings, injures 1
A fire in Homewood early on Saturday morning destroyed two buildings and damaged a third structure, according to authorities.
The fire was reported at about 12:15 a.m. in the 600 block of Sterrett Street.
One of the buildings was unoccupied and the residents of the two other structures were evacuated, according to a fire official.
One female was taken to a Pittsburgh hospital for treatment of non-life threatening burns and cuts. Her age was not available.
The fire was brought under control at about 3:30 a.m. Arson investigators are trying to determine the cause the fire.
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