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Fire damages houses in Swissvale

| Thursday, February 13, 2014 8:57 a.m
James Knox | Tribune-Review
A woman, who officials identified as the occupant of a home gutted by fire, assesses the damage on Thursday, February 13, 2014, in the 2300 block of Milligan Avenue in Swissvale.
James Knox | Tribune-Review
A woman that officials identified as the occupant (left) of a home gutted by fire Feb. 13, 2014 in the 2300 block of Milligan Avenue in Swissvale assesses the damage.
James Knox | Tribune-Review
An investigator photographs a home gutted by fire February 13, 2014 in the 2300 block of Milligan Avenue in Swissvale.
James Knox | Tribune-Review
Firefighters stand in front of three homes gutted by fire February 13, 2014 in the 2300 block of Milligan Avenue in Swissvale.

There were no injuries in a three-alarm fire early Thursday in Swissvale that destroyed one house and caused significant damage to two others. Allegheny County 911 dispatchers began receiving multiple calls shortly after 6 a.m. about a house on fire in the 2300 block of Milligan Avenue, firefighters said. The first police officer on the scene reported that a house was fully involved. By the time the first firefighters arrived, the fire had spread to two adjoining homes. It took firefighters from nearly a dozen communities about 90 minutes to bring the flames under control. There was no immediate word on what caused the fire.

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