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6 people escape apartment fire in Ontario County

6 people escape apartment fire in Ontario County

WHECTV
Updated: May 30, 2021 11:27 AM
Created: May 30, 2021 11:23 AM

SHORTSVILLE, N.Y. (WHEC) — Six people escaped an apartment fire in Ontario County late Saturday night.

The Ontario County Sheriff's Office along with Manchester Fire Department, and Shortsville Fire Department responded around 10:45 p.m for the report of a fire at a split-level apartment building on West Main Street in the Village of Shortsville. 

When deputies arrived, they helped evacuated all six occupants out of the apartment building.

The fire was able to be extinguished and no injuries were reported. 

Deputies say the upstairs apartment is considered uninhabitable by local code enforcement. 

The Red Cross was on scene and is currently helping the tenants with temporary housing. 

The cause of the fire is still under investigation however, firefighters say it does appear to be an accident. 


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