Shortly after the noon hour on Tuesday, October 29th, crews were dispatched to the 6000 block of Meade Street in the Boston section of Elizabeth Twp for a reported house on fire.
Police arrived, confirmed there was smoke showing and made initial entry. They reported they could not execute a search due to too much smoke in the house. However they later confirmed no one was home at the house.
Firefighters safely rescued a dog, and another dog ran from the house upon firefighters arrival. Both dogs were being kept in a neighbor’s yard and doing fine.
Elizabeth Twp 140 Engine 7’s crew made initial entry and made a quick knock down. Additional crews assisted with ventilation and overhaul.
Responding to the scene were units from Elizabeth Twp 140-3, 140-4, 140-7, Buena Vista 145, Blaine Hill 142, Liberty 183, Lincoln 184, and Versailles 286. Sutersville had RIT duties. Jefferson Hills Truck 180 stood by in Central 140 station 7, and Rainbow 300 station stood by in their station for Versailles.
Elizabeth Twp EMS and Elizabeth Twp Police were also on scene.
The Allegheny County Fire Marshal is investigating.