Landslide Threatening Homes In O’Hara Township

O’HARA TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — A landslide is threatening homes in O’Hara Township.

According to the Pleasant Valley Volunteer Fire chief, the slide began on Saturday behind two homes on Kittanning Pike.

Trees, shrubbery, mud and other debris are all coming down the hillside. A tree is also leaning on one of the homes.

An engineer is now being called in to assess the damage and how to fix it.

The fire chief says one is being evacuated right now, but firefighters are directing traffic around the area. They have not said yet how long the road restrictions will be in place.

But they are advising people who travel through that area to use caution and expect delays.

Stay with KDKA for the latest on this developing story.