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One Person Injured in Rochester High-Rise Fire

Fire on the eighth floor


(The Hamilton)


ROCHESTER, NY (WROC) – Firefighters rushed to a two-alarm fire in a high-rise apartment building early Tuesday morning.

We’re told multiple 911 calls came in shortly after 1:00 for reports of a fire inside the Hamilton apartment building on Mount Hope Avenue in Rochester.

Once inside, firefighters discovered an air conditioner on fire on the eighth floor. They say it caught fire in an apartment unit and the resident threw it into the hallway. The burning air conditioner filled the floor with smoke, also impacting some of the floors above it. MORE

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