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Firefighters battle flames at duplex in Greensburg

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GREENSBURG, Pa. - Firefighters were called Wednesday evening to battle flames at a duplex in Greensburg.

The fire was reported about 6 p.m. on West Pittsburgh Street. Heavy smoke was visible when Chopper 11 flew over the scene just before 6:30 p.m.

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Officials said a man who uses a wheelchair was inside the building, which consists of four apartments, when the fire started. He made it out safely, but he was checked out at a hospital.

A firefighter was hit by a hose while working to put out the fire, officials said. He was treated at the scene.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.