• Residents evacuated, trees fall on cars after landslide in Overbrook

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    PITTSBURGH - Residents of an apartment building in Overbook had to be evacuated after a landslide on Sawmill Run Boulevard Saturday morning. 

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    Three adults and one child were evacuated from an apartment building on Ivyglen Street as a precaution, officials said.  No damage has been reported to any homes.

    Allegheny County officials said the active landslide also has traffic along Route 51 North restricted to one lane between Steward Avenue and Library Road. The ramp onto Library Road off Route 51 is also closed.  Both the restriction and closure will be in effect until further notice. 

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    The landslide caused several trees and power lines to fall on top of several cars parked at a car dealership, officials said.

    Utility crews have arrived at the scene, officials said.  The landslide is being monitored by city officials.


     

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