New Kensington Fire Crews dispatched to Craigdell Garden Apartments


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New Kensington, Pa. – Fire crews were called to the Craigdell Garden Apartments for a possible structure fire with entrapment just after 9:00 pm Saturday evening.

Companies #5 & #3 were dispatched along with Lower Burrell station #69 as crews entered the building and reported a dryer fire. With residents of the building evacuated, the fire was quickly extinguished. Crews were seen rolling a ventilation fan into the structure – no injuries were reported.

Assistant 56 Fire Chief Ed Saliba Jr. returned the companies about 9:50 pm.


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Lower Burrell PD assisted at the scene.