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Laundromat Fire in Rochester

By JEFFREY ARNOLD, Senior Correspondent | May 05, 2021 | NEW YORK

Story No. 050621101

ROCHESTER, NY - On Wednesday, May 5th at 7:14 P.M., the Rochester Fire Department responded to Mt. Hope Cleaners and Coin Laundry at 1665 Mt. Hope Avenue for the report of a dryer fire. Upon arrival, fire crews from Engine 8 found a dryer fire with extension to the ceiling. The blaze was brought under control in about 20 minutes. Smoke from the fire spread into the Hikari Foods and Grocery next door. Health department officials responded to the scene to check the condition of the produce in the store. The cause of the fire was under investigation. There were no injuries reported.

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