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One Dead, Two Hurt, in Pittsburgh Heavy Clutter Fire

Fatal fire on Bigelow Street

(Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire)

FirefighterNation Staff

PITTSBURGH – One person was killed, and two people were hurt in a fire Friday morning according to WTAE.

Firefighters responded to the 600 block of Bigelow Street before 3:30 a.m. for a house fire.

Fire Chief Darryl Jones said the dwelling was heavily packed with contents making it “labor intensive” for firefighters to work in.

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The person who died was found on the second floor.

Two other people were transported to a hospital.

Two firefighters suffered from heat exhaustion and were treated at the scene.

Chief Jones told WTAE that additional firefighters were brought to the scene, resulting in the incident being a four-alarm fire.

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The cause of the fire is under investigation.