Fire Breaks Out At Lea's Floral Shop

Everyone was able to safely escape from a fire at Lea's Floral Shop in East McKeesport this afternoon. The county fire marshal is investigating.

Video Transcript

ROYCE JONES: A longtime staple in the East McKeesport business community was damaged by fire today. Around noon, fire crews were called to Lea's Floral Shop on Fifth Avenue. All of the people inside did escape, but a cat died in the fire as flames heavily damaged the first building and the exterior of another.

ANTHONY SWIDORSKY: We were able to get a quick knock. We were able to get our trucks set up here. All the crews did a great work here, and it was just impeccable timing with everybody.

ROYCE JONES: The fire marshal is investigating the cause. There's no word on just how extensive the damage is.