Pittsburgh Firefighter Injured While Battling Wilkinsburg Fire


By: KDKA-TV News Staff

WILKINSBURG (KDKA) — A Pittsburgh firefighter was injured while battling a fire in Wilkinsburg on Wednesday afternoon.

Fire crews rushed to the scene on Singer Place around 2 p.m. to see smoke pouring from the building.

They were able to bring the flames under control within a half hour.

However, one of the firefighters suffered a fractured ankle at the scene. He was taken to UPMC Mercy Hospital for treatment.

No other injuries were reported.

The fire at the abandoned structure is under investigation.

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