Crews battle fire on Palm Street in frigid temperatures
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHAM) - Multiple fire crews helped put out a fire on Palm Street early Sunday morning as temperatures were in the single digits.
According to Rochester Fire Department Public Information Officer F.F. Hudson, the Rochester Fire Department was dispatched to a fire at 160 Palm Street at 7:37 a.m.
Crews arrived at 7:41 a.m. to find heavy smoke coming from a large two and a half story duplex that is for sale.
The house was vacant with no smoke detectors.
No one was in the house and no injuries were reported.
At 7:58 a.m., a second alarm was called due to the need for more manpower under extreme winter conditions.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation.
A portion of Dewey Avenue was closed while crews contained the fire.
There was no damage to structures surrounding the house.
The Rochester Fire Department would like to remind all city residents to call 585-428-1362 if they are in need of a smoke detectors in their homes.
13WHAM's Samantha Miles was on the scene and spoke with Hudson about the fire and how crews were handling the frigid temperatures.