On May 31, 2022 Crescent Township Volunteer Fire Company along with mutual aid from Moon Township, Sewickley, Hopewell and Ambridge were dispatched at approximately 9:25 pm, to a reported structure fire at Iron City Express on Main Street. Crescent Township Fire Chief arrived on the scene in minutes and confirmed a working fire with heavy smoke showing from the structure.
Crews encountered heavy fire conditions in the bay area and office of the structure. Crews also encountered numerous explosions inside the building. Command requested additional manpower and tankers to the scene.
Firefighters from numerous departments battled the blaze for several hours before it was brought under control. Allegheny County Fire Marshal is investigating the cause of the fire.