Person hospitalized after house fire on Child Street in Rochester

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — One person was hospitalized for smoke inhalation after a house fire on Child Street in Rochester Monday.

It started shortly after 7:30 p.m. Firefighters say three adults and a child were alerted by a smoke alarm, and escaped the building.

According to the Rochester Fire Department, the fire began on the first floor of the two-family building, and burned up to the roofline. They say it took about 30 minutes to put out the fire.

The building was left unlivable. The Red Cross was called to help those displaced by the fire. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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