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By: KDKA-TV News Staff

WILKINSBURG (KDKA) — A Pittsburgh firefighter was injured while battling a fire in Wilkinsburg on Wednesday afternoon.

Fire crews rushed to the scene on Singer Place around 2 p.m. to see smoke pouring from the building.

They were able to bring the flames under control within a half hour.

However, one of the firefighters suffered a fractured ankle at the scene. He was taken to UPMC Mercy Hospital for treatment.

One Pittsburgh Firefighter sustained an injury at a 1-Alarm fire.

— Pgh Public Safety (@PghPublicSafety) September 16, 2020

No other injuries were reported.

The fire at the abandoned structure is under investigation.

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Pete Buttigieg Endorses Several Candidates In Pennsylvania

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Former Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is endorsing several candidates in Pennsylvania.

This past week, Buttigieg endorsed several Democrats, including Nina Ahmad, who is running for state auditor general. He also endorsed Daniel Smith against incumbent Rep. Daryl Metcalfe in Butler County.

KDKA’s Jon Delano asked the former South Bend, Indiana mayor why he seems to be so interested in Pennsylvania.

“A lot of communities in Pennsylvania remind me of my home in northern Indiana, an auto town in the so-called industrial Midwest. So I see many of the same issues at stake here that I know are resonating for so many Pennsylvanians. The other reason is that we have really been looking across the country for stories of remarkable leadership and remarkable campaigns.”

Buttigieg says he may endorse a few other candidates in western Pennsylvania before the Nov. 3 election.

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