6 people homeless after apartment fire in Westmoreland County

Image Courtesy Terry Rupert

Westmoreland County, Pa. – Firefighters in the Crabree area of Westmoreland County along SR 119 responded to an apartment fire Saturday afternoon about 3:00 pm leaving at least 6 homeless.

Westmoreland 911 dispatch initially reported possible entrapment as fire crews raced to the scene. Sources reported there were no injuries and the blaze was brought under control in about 30 minutes. Damage to the apartment building were extensive.

Crabtree is located a few miles Southeast of New Alexandria near Hannastown.