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House fire in Carnegie, no injuries reported

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Philip G. Pavely | Tribune-Review
A Carnegie firefighter attacks a blaze from the air at 512 Fifth Avenue in Carnegie Wednesday, March, 4, 2014. Nobody was injured in the four-alarm fire that started around 10 a.m. and destroyed the home. Units from Carnegie, Crafton, Green Tree, Mt. Lebanon and Robinson battled the blaze and the Allegheny County Fire Marshall is investigating the cause.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014, 11:33 a.m.

A Carnegie home was destroyed by fire on Wednesday morning.

The home, in the 500 block of Fifth Avenue, is a total loss following the 10 a.m. fire, Carnegie police Chief Jeff Kennedy said.

No one was in the house, but two dogs escaped without injury, officials said.

Carnegie Volunteer Fire and Rescue Bureau Lt. Butch Chapman said he thinks the home was burning for a while before firefighters got the call.

Volunteer firefighters from Crafton, Green Tree and Mt. Lebanon also responded to the fire.

The cause is under investigation by the Allegheny County Fire Marshal's Office.

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