Firefighters Battle Fire at Rochester (NY) Warehouse

Firefighters battle a fire this morning at a vacant warehouse/factory in Rochester, New York.

The fire department has battled a number of fires at the location, Deputy Chief John Kearney of the Rochester Fire Department told the Democrat & Chronicle ( He characterized the fire as very suspicious and said firefighters had encountered the fires in the same location.

The fire was reported by employees of a nearby studio. The fire, which reached into an old wooden ceiling, took 56 minutes to bring under control. There were no injuries to firefighters or civilians.

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For more on firefighting in warehouses, consider Reading A Building – Warehouses, Are You Preplanning Your Buildings?, and Just Another Warehouse Fire? No Such Thing!.

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