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Several People Homeless After Turtle Creek Fire Rips Through Apartment Building

Photo by First Due Photography

TURTLE CREEK (KDKA) — Several people are left without a home tonight after a fire ripped through an apartment building on a cold Sunday morning.

Firefighters said it started around 10:00 a.m. in the 100 block of Watson Drive.

“Over the years, we’ve been pretty lucky. We’ve had a few fires here, but nothing real major,” Turtle Creek’s Assistant Fire Chief Jack Osman said.

Cell phone video from neighbors showed flames coming out of the second floor window of the apartment.

Daniel Murray lives in the apartment next door to the blaze. Read more

Firefighters Injured at Apartment Fire on Kenyon Street in Turtle Creek

012714-turtle-creekBy HoopieWorld.com / photo by Lynne Hayes-Freeland @PghLynne

Crews are currently responding to an apartment building fire on Kenyon Street in Turtle Creek.

A caller called in reporting seeing flames coming from the 2nd floor.  Turtle Creek Captain 283 arrived on scene and confirmed the building was on fire and requested a 2nd alarm.

EMS was requested by firefighters to the 2nd building, reporting 3 firefighters as a result of a ceiling collapse.  Their conditions are unknown at this time.

Firefighters from Turtle Creek, North Versailles, Wilmerding, Monroeville, Pitcairn, Wilkins Twp, and Homestead are all on scene.

photo by Jordan Roberson

photo by Jordan Roberson









Check back for more details on HoopieWorld.com as they develop.

Turtle Creek/East Pittsburgh Switch to 911 Nov. 7

By Zandy Dudiak – foresthills-regentsquare.patch.com

Turtle Creek and East Pittsburgh residents—and anyone who works or does business there—are advised that beginning Wednesday, Nov. 7, that 911 will be the number to call for all emergencies.

The shift to 911 for police, fire and ambulance calls is important to share with home or business alarm companies that provide emergency notification from alarm systems.

For non-emergency calls, dial 412-473-3056.