Incident at Braddock's Edgar Thomson Steel Works plant under investigation

BRADDOCK, Pa. — Investigators tell Channel 11 News that firefighters were called to U.S. Steel's Edgar Thomson Steel Works plant in Braddock around 7:30 p.m. Monday.

The plant is located in the 1300 block of Braddock Avenue.

Investigators said there were no reports of injuries.

U.S. Steel Corporation External Communications Manager Sarah Cassella issued the following statement to Channel 11 News:

"At approximately 7:30 p.m., an incident occurred in the steel making area of the Edgar Thomson Plant. Everyone in the area was able to safely evacuate and has been accounted for. We have begun an investigation to determine the root cause. No further details are available at this time." 

No additional details were immediately available.

Stay with and Channel 11 News for updates.

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