Crews were dispatched to reported residential structure fire at 7700 Evans Street in Swissvale. The caller stated there was heavy smoke coming from the roof of a house across the street Evans Street.
Upon arrival, 278 Chief observed a one story red brick single family structure with heavy brown smoke emitting from the roof. 278 Chief ordered 137 Engine to take the hydrant in front of 7715 Lloyd and 278 Truck to proceed into the scene and position on Milligan Way.
Crews forced entry and initiated an aggressive offensive attack and quickly contained the fire. Crews ventilated the roof and extinguished extension into the attic area. A canine fatality was found in the living room.
Companies assisting were Edgewood (137), Homestead (171), North Braddock (207), West Homestead (292), West Mifflin / Homeville (293), and Penn Hills (221) transferred into Swissvale (278).