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Fire broke out in Pleasant Hills skyscraper, evacuating 75 people

Pleasant Hills, PA (KDKA)-On Tuesday morning, a fire broke out in a high-rise condominium in Pleasant Hills, one went to the hospital and many others were evacuated.

Two alarm fires broke out at the South Point Tower of Cerasi Drive around 8 am.

Police officers first appeared on the scene.

“Our police officer went upstairs,” said Brian Finati, Chief of the Pleasant Hills Police Department. “It was confirmed that there was smoke in the building, residents began to evacuate, and a fire broke out in one of the apartments.”

The cause of the fire is unknown. Firefighters contained it in one apartment.

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Paramedics and first responders at the fire scene at the South Point Tower in Pleasant Hills.

(Photo provider: KDKA)


One was taken to the hospital because of dyspnea, according to field officials. Seventy-five people were evacuated and others were told to evacuate to their designated locations.

The Allegheny County Fire Department is investigating the cause.

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Fire broke out in Pleasant Hills skyscraper, evacuating 75 people

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