4 firefighters injured in apartment fire in Pittsburgh

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Authorities say four firefighters were injured battling a blaze in an apartment building in Pittsburgh over the weekend.

Fire crews were called to the South Side Slopes building at about 8 p.m.

Sunday. Public Safety Director Wendell Hissrich said there was one mayday call for a firefighter trapped inside and two other collapses occurred.

Four firefighters were taken to hospitals, two with shoulder injuries, one with a laceration and one with a minor burn.

Mayor Bill Peduto said in a Twitter message that it “appears all will be OK.” No other injuries were reported. Investigators are trying to determine the cause of the blaze.

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