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House fire on Fifth Street in Rochester

By JEFFREY ARNOLD, Senior Correspondent | October 02, 2021 | NEW YORK

Story No. 100221104

ROCHESTER, NY - On Friday, October 2, at 10:45 p.m., Rochester firefighters responded to the intersection of Bay and Fifth Streets for multiple calls reporting of house fire.

First-due units found heavy fire venting from the rear of a two-story house at 195 Fifth Street. Efforts to search the structure for occupants were hampered by a large amount of debris that was stored in the home. It was later determined to be vacant.

A detached garage on the property was also damaged/

The blaze was bought under control in about 25 minutes.

There were no injuries reported.

The Rochester Fire Investigation Unit is continuing its investigation into the cause.

This article is a direct street report from our correspondent and has not been edited by the 1st Responder newsroom.