Fire damages apartments, clothing store in Ontario


ONTARIO, N.Y. (WROC) — A fire broke out early Thursday morning causing major damage to three apartments and a local business.

Residents were able to escape the fire to the apartments above Kimmie’s Closet, a new or lightly used clothing store at 1998 Ridge Road.

According to family members on scene, a cat died in the fire

“There’s a lot of damage throughout the building were still assessing it at this time but it’s quite a bit of damage,” Ontario Assistant Fire Chief Josh Dundon said.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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

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