• Structural issues forcing Pittsburgh fire station to temporarily close

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    PITTSBURGH - Structural issues are forcing a Pittsburgh fire station to temporarily close, fire officials said.

    Fire Station 8, in East Liberty, is closing Thursday for necessary repairs.   

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    All Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire personnel housed at Fire Station 8, along with three fire trucks, will be moved to different stations while work takes place.

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    The Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire will also be adding a truck to one of the locations to make sure the transition goes smoothly.

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    People who are currently served by Fire Station 8 will have uninterrupted service and the neighborhoods helping house the units will not be overwhelmed.

    Fire officials haven't said when the work will be complete.  

     

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