Shortly before noon on Thursday, Monroeville Fire Department Engines 12, 41, 31, Truck 4, Truck 5, Rescue 6, Squad 1, Command 32, and Ambulance 18 were dispatched for a kitchen fire at Belmont Ridge Apartments. Ambulance 18 was driving past the complex at the time of call, and arrived immediately to find light smoke showing and a fire involving a stove top and cabinetry. Ambulance 18 evacuated residents and knocked the fire down with extinguishers. Engines 12, 41, and Truck 5 arrived shortly after and checked for extension and ventilated the building. The fire is under investigation by the Allegheny County Fire Marshal.
Command : C-10 (Chief Beltz)