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Apartment fire in Millvale draws large emergency response

Tawnya Panizzi
| Saturday, July 28, 2018, 12:15 p.m.

A Millvale woman was being evaluated Saturday morning after a fire at her home along North Avenue, WPXI reported.

Seven fire departments responded to the early morning call at 432 North Avenue, which is a two-story apartment building.

Aspinwall firefighter Nick Scheid said the borough’s Rapid Intervention Team was on stand-by.

The call came in at about 8:30 a.m., he said. Aspinwall, Sharpsburg, Etna, Millvale, Shaler, Ross and Reserve responded.

“The call came in as the smell of smoke in a two-story apartment building and then it was upgraded,” he said.

Channel 11 also reported that three dogs and a rabbit were rescued. Two of the dogs were taken to an emergency vet.

Tawnya Panizzi is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Tawnya at 412-782-2121, ext. 2, tpanizzi@tribweb.com or via Twitter @tawnyatrib.

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