2 rescued from house fire near Alexander St. in Rochester

Fire Department

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Officials from the Rochester Fire Department rescued two adult residents from 2 ½ story home near 86 Alexander Street around 2:30 p.m. Sunday. No injuries were reported.

Firefighters received a call around 2 p.m. reporting a housefire with an occupant trapped on the porch roof. According to officials, a ladder was used to quickly remove the resident from the roof. The second occupant was able to exit the smoke-filled structure as fire crews put out the fire, which came from a 1st floor kitchen.

The fire was sustained in around 15 minutes. Both occupants refused hospital treatment.

Smoke and water minorly damaged the home. No firefighter was injured in the incident.

The Rochester Fire Investigation Unit is continuing its investigation of the cause of the fire.

Check back with News 8 WROC as we will continue to update this developing story.

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