- Associated Press - Monday, March 7, 2016

WEST HOMESTEAD, Pa. (AP) - Authorities say two western Pennsylvania firefighters were hurt while responding to a fire when their vehicle hit an embankment.

It happened around 4 p.m. Sunday while two Munhall firefighters were responding to West Homestead. Officials say the 18-year-old and 20-year-old firefighters were conscious following the crash and were taken to a hospital.

The crash is under investigation.

West Homestead Fire Chief John Dindak was also taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation after he entered the burning home to try and save the family’s three dogs. He was able to pull one out.

The fire was contained to the basement and is under investigation.


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