TOWN OF CLAY, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) – Two people were taken to the hospital after a fire early Sunday morning at Town of Clay apartment complex.
Moyers Corners Fire Chief Edward Wisnowski tells NewsChannel 9 the fire broke out around 6:00 a.m. in Building C of the ABC Estates apartment complex on Woodard Way just off Henry Clay Boulevard.
Wisnowski says the two people taken to the hospital suffered from smoke inhalation, everyone else inside the complex got out safely. There were 12 apartments in the building. The building is a total loss. A nearby building was also evacuated as a precautionary measure. One Moyers Corners firefighter suffered minor injuries and was evaluated on-scene.
Crews from nine different fire departments including Moyers Corners, Liverpool, Clay, Lakeside, Mattydale, Belgium-Cold Springs, Cicero, Phoenix and North Syracuse were called in to battle the fire. Several ambulance crews, Onondaga County Sheriff’s office, National Grid and the American Red Cross were also on the scene.
The cause of the fire is currently under investigation by the Onondaga County Fire Investigation Unit.
Volunteers from the Red Cross have set up a staging area to help the people who were displaced by the fire.
This is a developing story. Be sure to stay with NewsChannel 9 on the air and LocalSYR.com for updates as we get them.