• Firefighters battle 2-alarm house fire in North Braddock

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    NORTH BRADDOCK, Pa. - A smoky fire damaged a home in North Braddock Thursday afternoon.

    The fire started at a home on Grandview Avenue just after 12:30 p.m.

    Volunteer firefighter James Swift told Channel 11 he was driving by when he saw smoke and called 9-1-1. He said he then went door-to-door to alert neighbors.

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    Rain falling during the time of the fire kept the smoke close to the ground, making the air dangerous to breathe.

    Nobody was home when the fire started but a cat did not survive.

    The homeowner was able to salvage his prized guitars.


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