RFD: 8 people displaced, woman rescued, after fire on West Main Street Saturday night

Updated: November 22, 2020 08:23 AM
Created: November 21, 2020 10:59 PM

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — Eight people are without a home after a fire in Rochester Saturday night.

Crews responded to a three-story home on West Main Street near Jefferson Avenue around 10:30 p.m.


The Rochester Fire Department reported flames shooting out of all three stories when they got to the scene. RFD says a woman was hanging out of a window, and she had to be rescued by crews. The woman was taken to the Strong Memorial Hospital, her condition is not known.

RFD tells us the home had eight apartments, and all eight residents were displaced, though no other injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire is under investigation. 

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