Multiple crews battle apartment fire on Audubon Parkway in Syracuse

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SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — Multiple crews battled a fire on Audubon Parkway in Syracuse Monday night.

The fire at 300 Audubon Parkway, not far from Erie Boulevard East, was a row of apartments that are two and three stories high. The call went out around 10:30 p.m. on Monday.

Crews combatted the fire from the inside the first and second floor, however, the flames became so intense, firefighters had to back out and fight flames from the outside. Once it was back under control, firefighters headed back inside to fight the fire.

It took approximately 45 minutes to extinguish most of the fire. Crews were on the scene for over four hours. Several firefighters were treated for heat exhaustion because of the high temperatures and humidity.

The apartment where the fire began had significant damage. Other apartments in the building had some smoke and water damage.

No injuries have been reported. The American Red Cross is assisting residents with shelter and other needs. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.


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