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Investigators: At least one person is dead after a structure fire in McKeesport

MCKEESPORT, Pa. — At least one person has died following a structure fire in McKeesport Sunday morning, according to investigators.

The fire broke out just before 9 a.m. Sunday in the 1100 block of Soles St. The call was then escalated to a 2-alarm fire response. The fire is said to be under control.

Investigators at the scene said the victim who died in the fire is a man in his 90s.

“This whole area right here was blanketed in smoke this morning,” said neighbor Stacey Seachrist, “I came back up the street to check my house to see if maybe I left something on or something.”

Crews remain at the scene investigating the cause. Further information has not been released at this time.

This article will be updated as more information becomes available.