UTICA, N.Y.-The Utica Fire Department responded to a fire in Downtown Utica that shut down a portion of Genesee Street for a while Thursday night.
The call came in around 9:15 pm.
Firefighters say a porch in the back of a vacant structure caught fire.
Genesee Street was shut down between South Street and Dakin Street.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation.