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3rd Alarm Fire on Gateway Road

Rochester firefighters are battling a fire at the old Rochester Psych Center on Elmwood Avenue. Initial calls were for a report of people trapped in the building with smoke showing. 

Two-people were trapped on the roof. 

Firefighters were able to reach them, but they had to sheltered in place with crews until the smoke cleared. Firefighters found a fire on the second floor of the vacant building. Five people were escorted from the building, it’s unclear exactly where they were.

There were 60 firefighters from multiple companies on scene.

No firefighters were injured during this rescue. 

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

This is a developing story please stay tune. Published: 7/6/2019 10:30PM

 Updated : 7/6/2019 11:33PM 

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