Firefighters respond to fire at Monroe County Jail

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — The Rochester Fire Department responded to a fire at the Monroe County Jail on Friday morning.

A fire chief on scene said the firefighters were called to a fire on the fifth floor of the jail. The cause of the fire is unknown, but possibly due to a furnace issue. All of the inmates and the guards are safe.

The RFD is investigating the incident.

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

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