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1 found dead, 1 injured after fire in Pittsburgh home

February 26, 2018

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Authorities say arson and police detectives are investigating a blaze in a Pittsburgh home where one person was found dead and another was injured.

A public safety spokeswoman said emergency responders were dispatched to the home in the Point Breeze North neighborhood just before 2 p.m. Monday.

Initial reports indicated one person was inside the home as fire spread through the interior.

Authorities said firefighters were able to get a male patient outside and take him to a hospital in critical condition. After the fire was extinguished, a body was discovered.

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