3 hospitalized, 45 displaced after fire at Greene County apartment building

  • Source: TribLive.com/Tribune-Review
  • Published: 12/04/2020 12:00 AM

Three people were taken to hospitals and 45 were displaced after a fire early Friday morning at an apartment building in Greene County. The fire at Parkview Knoll Apartments, off of Ceylon Road in Cumberland Township south of Carmichaels, was reported around 2:30 a.m. It was brought under control around 4 a.m., and the cause was under investigation. A 12-year-old boy firefighters rescued from a stairwell was flown to UPMC Children’s Hospital in Pittsburgh with smoke inhalation, the Trib’s news partner, WPXI-TV, reported. A second person had smoke inhalation, while a woman hurt an ankle after jumping from a window, the station reported. Two of the building’s 23 apartments were destroyed, with the others sustaining smoke damage. The fire melted the building’s siding. The American Red Cross was helping residents.


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