May 17, 2021 at 10:54 p.m. EDTBy
Firefighters fight a fire in a residential building with three alarms on Milgate Street off Main Street, according to security leaders.
Firefighters fight a fire in a residential building with 3 alarms on Milgate Street on Main Street.
No injuries have been reported at this time.
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Deputy Fire Chief Brian Kokkila stated that this was not an easy fire to fight.
“Old houses. Very close together. Makes it a lot harder for firefighters. If Duquesne Light hadn’t drained some of the energy, the firefighters wouldn’t even have been able to go upstairs, ”said Kokkila.