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Flames Damage McKeesport Public Works Department Building

MCKEESPORT (KDKA) -- Firefighters are at the scene of a fire at the McKeesport Public Works Department this morning.

This is where salt trucks and vehicles are kept, which is significant, especially during this time of year.

Crews put out the fire a little after 9 a.m. Sunday.

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(Photo Credit: Ben Baker)

Part of the garage doors are burned down.

This happened earlier this morning, and crews have been here for a few hours.

Mayor Michael Cherepko has declared a state of emergency following an early morning fire that destroyed a public works...

Posted by City of McKeesport - Mayor's Office on Sunday, February 6, 2022

We're waiting to talk to the fire chief to see what the possible cause is, but the department is worried what impact this will have on their ability to clear the roads in McKeesport.

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