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Fire breaks out at Century III Mall

WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. — Firefighters responded to a fire Friday morning at Century III Mall.

The fire broke out in the maintenance garage area of the mall just after 10 a.m.

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Workers at JCPenney were briefly evacuated as a precaution. JCPenney is the only store remaining at the mall.

In February, the mall was deemed unsafe and uninhabitable by West Mifflin Code Enforcement due to a water and fire suppression system issue inside.

No one was hurt.  The cause of the fire hasn't been determined.

Here's a timeline of recent events at Century III Mall: 

April 18, 2019: Lawyers discuss redevelopment plans

February 18, 2019: Century III Mall tenants given notice to vacate

February 12, 2019: Mayor says mall has not been sold despite developer statements

February 2, 2019: Century III Mall deemed 'unsafe and uninhabitable' by code enforcement

September 2018: Sheriff's sale for Century III Mall delayed again