Fire in vacant building on Hudson Avenue
ROCHESTER, N.Y. – There was a two-alarm fire in Rochester on Saturday afternoon.
Rochester firefighters responded to Hudson Avenue and Upper Falls Boulevard
around 4 p.m., where they found a vacant building on fire.
A second alarm was called because of how close the building on fire was to
The fire did spread to that second building, which the fire department says typically
“Rochester – houses are built right on top of each other. Exposure is
not uncommon,” said RPD Executive Deputy Chief James Hartman.
Fire crews were able to put out both fires safely. No one was hurt, but the
two buildings have a lot of damage.
The cause of the fire is under