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Police: Fire that damaged popular Swissvale hot dog shop intentionally set

SWISSVALE — A popular hot dog shop in Swissvale was damaged by a fire early Sunday morning, which police believe was intentionally set.

Emergency crews responded to D’s Six Pax & Dogz in the 1100 block of Braddock Avenue around 2:30 a.m. for a reported dumpster fire. The fire spread to the building, damaging the back area of the restaurant.

The business in the Swissvale section of the Regent Square neighborhood that also includes parts of Edgewood and Pittsburgh, was not open at the time and no injuries were reported.

The location will remain closed on Monday while the business assesses the damage and how to move forward.

Police said they believe the fire was set intentionally and the investigation is ongoing.

No information about possible suspects was released.