Pittsburgh Firefighter Hospitalized After Fire


Fire crews were called to an abandoned house fire in the 400 block of Sloan Street in Pittsburgh's Esplen, at about 3:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Crews reported heavy flames coming from all stories of the abandoned structure.

A 54-year-old firefighter was transported to UPMC Mercy Hospital after complaining of dizziness.

Arson investigators were called to the scene, the fire was said to be under control at about 4 a.m. but was still working.

So far, there's no word on what may have caused the fire.

Copyright 2011 by WTAE. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.