Pittsburgh High-Rise Fire, Photos & Video

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Broken windows and smoke damage can be seen on the outside of the Seventh Avenue side of Midtown Towers after a fire Monday, May 15, 2017 in downtown Pittsburgh. Arson and homicide investigators were on the scene after a woman died in a high-rise apartment fire in downtown Pittsburgh that also saw at least two other residents and two firefighters treated by medical crews.(Darrell Sapp/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP)

 

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Midtown Towers resident Shawn Butchko, who was helped out of the high-rise firefighters during a fire, Monday, May 15, 2017 in downtown Pittsburgh. Arson and homicide investigators were on the scene after a woman died in a high-rise apartment fire in downtown Pittsburgh that also saw at least two other residents and two firefighters treated by medical crews.(Darrell Sapp/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP)

 

 

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Firemen stand behind broken windows on the backside of Midtown Towers facing Penn Ave. in downtown Pittsburgh, Pa., where most of the exterior bricks were stained by smoke and flames early Monday, May 15, 2017. Arson and homicide investigators were at the scene to determine the cause of the blaze that forced more than 100 residents to be evacuated from Midtown Towers, a 17-story building that houses apartments on its upper floors and a convenience store on its ground floor. (Darrell Sapp/Post-Gazette via AP)

 

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One of the residents of the Midtown Towers, wrapped in a blanket, stands near the lobby of the K&L Gates Center, during the 7- alarm fire at the Midtown Towers in downtown Pittsburgh, Pa., early Monday, May 15, 2017. Arson and homicide investigators were at the scene to determine the cause of the blaze that forced more than 100 residents to be evacuated from Midtown Towers, a 17-story building that houses apartments on its upper floors and a convenience store on its ground floor. (Darrell Sapp/Post-Gazette via AP)

 

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Shawn Butchko was evacuated from her 7th floor unit at the Midtown Towers and stands wrapped in her blankets along Liberty Ave. in downtown Pittsburgh early Monday, May 15, 2017. Shawn said that it was so smoky that “You couldn’t see anything”. Arson and homicide investigators were at the scene to determine the cause of the blaze that forced more than 100 residents to be evacuated from Midtown Towers, a 17-story building that houses apartments on its upper floors and a convenience store on its ground floor. (Darrell Sapp/Post-Gazette via AP)

News conference: Fatal high-rise fire in Downtown Pittsburgh, WTAE

 

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One person was killed in a fire in the Midtown Towers high-rise.

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