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3 Hazelwood homes damaged in intense fire

| Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016, 3:45 p.m.
Pittsburgh firefighters at the scene of a fire that engulfed homes in Hazelwood on Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016.
Jasmine Goldband | Tribune-Review
Pittsburgh firefighters at the scene of a fire that engulfed homes in Hazelwood on Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016.
A firefighter is given oxygen as crews respond to a blaze that engulfed three homes in Hazelwood on Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016.
Jasmine Goldband | Tribune-Review
A firefighter is given oxygen as crews respond to a blaze that engulfed three homes in Hazelwood on Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016.
A Pittsburgh fire fighter drinks some water while working on a ladder truck at the scene of a three-alarm fire along the 5100 block of Lytle Street in Hazelwood Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016. Three homes were damaged in the fire.
Jasmine Goldband | Tribune-Review
A Pittsburgh fire fighter drinks some water while working on a ladder truck at the scene of a three-alarm fire along the 5100 block of Lytle Street in Hazelwood Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016. Three homes were damaged in the fire.
The sky fills with smoke as Pittsburgh fire fighters work a three-alarm fire along the 5100 block of Lytle Street in Hazelwood Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016.
Jasmine Goldband | Tribune-Review
The sky fills with smoke as Pittsburgh fire fighters work a three-alarm fire along the 5100 block of Lytle Street in Hazelwood Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016.
Pittsburgh fire fighters work a three-alarm fire along the 5100 block of Lytle Street in Hazelwood Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016.
Jasmine Goldband | Tribune-Review
Pittsburgh fire fighters work a three-alarm fire along the 5100 block of Lytle Street in Hazelwood Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016.
Neighbors watch as Pittsburgh fire fighters work a three-alarm fire along the 5100 block of Lytle Street in Hazelwood Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016.
Jasmine Goldband | Tribune-Review
Neighbors watch as Pittsburgh fire fighters work a three-alarm fire along the 5100 block of Lytle Street in Hazelwood Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016.
Pittsburgh firefighters work the scene of a three-alarm fire along the 5100 block of Lytle Street in Hazelwood Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016. Three homes were damaged in the fire.
Jasmine Goldband | Tribune-Review
Pittsburgh firefighters work the scene of a three-alarm fire along the 5100 block of Lytle Street in Hazelwood Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016. Three homes were damaged in the fire.
Pittsburgh fire fighters cool off as others arrive to work a three-alarm fire along the 5100 block of Lytle Street in Hazelwood Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016. The Pittsburgh Deputy Safety Director Michael Huss (right in white) on scene.
Jasmine Goldband | Tribune-Review
Pittsburgh fire fighters cool off as others arrive to work a three-alarm fire along the 5100 block of Lytle Street in Hazelwood Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016. The Pittsburgh Deputy Safety Director Michael Huss (right in white) on scene.

Pittsburgh fire crews battled heavy flames and smoke Wednesday at three homes in Hazelwood.

The four-alarm fire broke about 2:40 p.m. on Lytle Street, Public Safety spokeswoman Emily Schaffer said. Everyone made it out safely.

Ten people were displaced from their homes, the American Red Cross said.

The fire heavily damaged three row homes, Schaffer said. Firefighters had the blaze under control at 4:51 p.m.

One firefighter was treated at UPMC Mercy for smoke inhalation, and another was bitten by a dog in the backyard of one of the homes but did not require medical attention, Schaffer said.

Fire officials were investigating the cause.

Dinisty Bedford, 58, who lives three houses down from the site of the fire, said he returned to his home to find it surrounded by fire trucks and hoses. He said he ran toward his home, and met his wife bringing his dog to safety.

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