Video above from Guy Zampatori Jr. of one of two fires on opposite sides of Rochester, New York this morning that broke out seven minutes apart.
The building, at 175 Remington St., sits at the corner of Remington and Ketchum Street. The fire was reported at 2:48 a.m.
Battalion Chief David Bagley of the Rochester Fire Department said the second floor of the vacant building was engulfed by flames when firefighters arrived shortly before 3 a.m.
Bagley said that fire investigators ruled the incident an arson fire. There were no injuries. He added that the building might have to be demolished.
Two adults and four children safely escaped a house fire on Rochester’s west side shortly before 3 Saturday morning (12 Jefferson Avenue).
Acting Battalion Chief Mark Voelkl of the Rochester Fire Department said that heavy flames and smoke were showing from the first floor of the house when firefighters arrived.
Also on STATter911 …
- Raw video: Two-alarm fire at Baltimore auto repair shops & art gallery. – May 4, 2013
- Raw video: Sunday morning three-alarm apartment fire in Rochester, NY. – September 9, 2012
- Raw video: House fire in Rochester, NY. – November 24, 2012
- Raw video: Two-alarm vacant house fire in Rochester, NY. Firefighter falls through staircase. – July 22, 2012
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