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Six displaced by early morning fire in Utica

The local America Red Cross is assisting six adults following an early morning fire on Catherine Street in Utica .

Posted: Dec. 5, 2017 7:55 AM
Updated: Dec. 5, 2017 12:41 PM

UTICA - The local America Red Cross is assisting six adults following an early morning fire on Catherine Street in Utica .

The fire at 1409 Catherine Street, which includes three apartments, broke out just after 1 a.m. Tuesday. Fire crews say they were met with heavy smoke coming from the attic area near the chimney, and it took about 45 minutes for crews to put out the fire.

National Grid crews were also on scene to cut utilities to the building.

Officials say everybody living in the residence made it out of the building safely, and those six adults are now being assisted by the Red Cross.

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