Sad news to report this evening: Three Rivers Supply — a popular distributor of automotive and marine upholstery products — caught fire early Sunday morning, injuring one firefighter and causing extensive damage to the company’s Pittsburgh headquarters.
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports:
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. [more]
No other information is currently available. We’ll bring you more details as they come. In the meantime, please keep the injured firefighter, as well as the Krawczyk family — who own and operate Three Rivers Supply — in your thoughts and prayers.
Update: To watch local Action News‘ television coverage of the fire at Three Rivers Supply, click here.
[Hat tip: Phillip Anderson]
Thats terrible news! Im sure all the material is garbage now too :/
My thoughts and prayers goes out to three rivers supply. They are my main supplier and have been doing business with them for many years. I am looking forward to continuing doing business with them in the future. I hope they have a speedy recovery
Bryan K Foulke says
Three Rivers Supply Co Inc
West Homestead, PA
We had a fire on Sunday morning January 26. The majority of our inventory suffered NO damage. We are able to ship and receive with no problems. Phone service is limited. If you can’t get through on our 800 # please try us at 412-417-4634 or 412-760-9906. We thank you for your patience, support and loyalty. The TRS family
Nadeem Muaddi says
Glad to hear it Bryan!
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paul weidner says
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