Fire crews respond to house explosion in Plum

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Crews responded to a house explosion in Plum late Friday night.

PHOTOS: Fire crews respond to house explosion in Plum

The house was located in the 5000 block of Hialeah Drive. Pieces of the house are now scattered all across the property.

Officials at the scene told 11 News the two adults and three children in the house made it out safely. They were sleeping just before the explosion.

Four patients were taken to Forbes Hospital in Monroeville. One of the children in the house was flown to Mercy Hospital to be treated for burns All of them are expected to be okay.

The fire marshal is investigating the cause of the explosion.

Angels In Da Skys, a non-profit in Plum, is collecting donations for the family. Right now, they are in need of cash, gift cards and new clothes.

Sizes needed are:

  • Boy #1: sizes 10-12 in kid’s, 2.5-3 in kid’s shoes

  • Boy #2: sizes 6-7 in kid’s, size 13 in kid’s shoes

  • Boy #3: size 2t, size 2 in shoes

  • Father: size large in pants and shirts, size 10.5-11 in men’s shoes

  • Mother: size medium in shirts, size 3 in pants, size 6 in shoes

If you’d like to donate to this family in need, call (412)798-6353.


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