Harrison Township Police investigate possible arson

Harrison Township, Pa. – Police and firefighters in Harrison Township were called to a couch on fire in the 800 block of Harrison Avenue just after 3:00 pm Thursday afternoon.

Image Courtesy Ed Naughton

Harrison Township Police on scene said the incident appeared to involve juveniles but were still in the process of the investigation and waiting on the Allegheny County Fire Marshal to arrive on scene to help determine the cause of the fire. It was also unclear if any accelerant might have been used in the fire.

The fire appeared to have have started in a garage located behind a residence at 809 Harrison Avenue. Fire crews quickly extinguished the fire located inside the garage and pulled the couch from the structure. Fire crews responding were Citizens Hose and Harrison Hill VFD. No injuries were reported. Citizens Hose EMS also responded to the incident.


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