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Man, 98, Dies In Kennedy Twp. Shed Fire

080714-kennedy-fatal-fireBy Sarah Arbogast KDKA – Photo: Dan Vojtko/KDKA

KENNEDY TOWNSHIP (KDKA) – A fire in Kennedy Township Thursday morning left one man dead.

According to officials at the scene, the fire happened in a shed on Green Oak Drive around 6:30 a.m.

A 98-year-old man died as a result of the fire. His name has not been released.

The cause of the fire is unknown.

No other details have been released at this time.

Read more: http://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/2014/08/07/unresponsive-man-pulled-from-kennedy-twp-fire/

Kennedy Township crash leaves 4 hurt, 250 without power

071514-kennedy-twp-crashBy Jackie Schafer – WTAE

KENNEDY TOWNSHIP, Pa. —Four people were hurt and about 250 customers have no electricity after a car crashed into a utility pole Tuesday morning in Kennedy Township.

A tow truck driver who witnessed the crash at Coraopolis and Herbst roads began pulling injured people out of the mangled car.


Police have not yet determined the cause of the crash.


The victims’ names and conditions are not yet available.


Power crews are making repairs at the accident scene to restore service.

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Tractor Trailer Overturns On I-79 In Kennedy Twp.

082213-kennedyBy KDKA

KENNEDY TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — Emergency crews were called to Interstate 79 in Kennedy Township Wednesday evening after a tractor trailer overturned along the highway.

It happened in the northbound lanes, just before the Coraopolis exit.

The rig went all the way off the side of the road.

There’s no word on the driver, but he’s not believed to be seriously hurt.

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Fire Rescue Headlines: Barn Fire, House Fire, Mock Disaster, Physical Rescue

Here are your firefighting and rescue headlines for Western Pennsylvania, for Thursday, August 27th.

  • There was a two alarm house fire in Kennedy Twp this morning on Sunset Drive. [WPXI]
  • The Allegheny County Fire Marshal is investigating a huge barn fire at the Montour Heights Country Club this morning in Moon Twp.  At this point, the fire does not appear to be suspicious. [KDKA]

Moon Twp - photo by KDKA

Moon Twp - photo by KDKA

  • Pittsburgh International Airport held a mock disaster drill yesterday.  Per the FAA, a mock disaster drill must be completed at least once every three years. [Tribune-Review]

photo by Joe Appel/Tribune-Review

photo by Joe Appel/Tribune-Review

  • Ten vehicles were damaged by fire at Taylor Auto Repair & Sales in the Overbrook section of Pittsburgh yesterday. [Tribune-Review]
  • Also Tuesday into Wednesday, crews in Lincoln were called to assist with rescuing a male out of the woods in Dead Man’s Hollow.  A firefighter suffered a leg injury due to a chainsaw during the rescue.  The firefighter is home resting after receiving treatment at a local hospital. [WTAE]