Rochester Firefighters Rescue Person From Burning Apartment Building
Rochester firefighters rescued a person from a burning apartment building early Sunday morning.
A statement issued by the Fire Department says crews responded to 1623 4th street northwest around 4 AM and found flames coming out of two windows on the second floor, and person on a porch roof at the rear of the building. The firefighters immediately brought the person safely to the ground using a ground ladder and made sure there were no other people inside the burning building.
The fire completely destroyed the apartment unit where the blaze started and there was heavy smoke damage throughout the second floor of the building, along with water damage on the first floor. Overall, the loss was thought to be at least $50,000 dollars.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.