House fire on Lyell Avenue |

House fire on Lyell Avenue

Updated: August 05, 2022 05:31 PM
Created: August 05, 2022 03:49 PM

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — The Rochester Fire Department responded to a fire on Lyell Avenue Friday morning.

Fire officials say they responded to the report of a house fire at 445 Lyell Avenue at 8:47 a.m. First arriving companies were on location within three minutes and reported smoke and fire showing from a 2.5-story vacant home. Three hose lines were utilized to get the fire under control.

The home sustained fire damage on both the first and second floors. A rapid search of the structure determined that the home was unoccupied.

One firefighter was treated at the scene for mild dehydration and remained on duty.

The cause of the fire is currently under investigation. 

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