A firefighter was hurt this morning when he fell down an elevator shaft at a business in West Homestead.
An Allegheny County emergency dispatch supervisor said the incident occurred at 1:38 a.m. at 477 W. 7th Avenue, where Three Rivers Supply is located. The company is a wholesale distributor of automotive and marine upholstery, according to the company's website.
The supervisor said the firefighter was taken to UPMC Mercy for treatment of a leg injury. Reports indicate the building was heavily damaged by the fire.
No other details were immediately available.