The Auburn Fire Department responded to a report of smoke in a second-floor bedroom at 43 Cayuga Street at 10:38 AM today, quickly confirming a working structure fire upon arrival.
Command units observed smoke emanating from the eaves of the building. Firefighters, encountering heavy smoke on the second floor, efficiently located and extinguished the fire in less than 10 minutes. A second alarm was issued during the incident, and additional recalled crews managed multiple calls within the city.
The fire, primarily confined to the second-floor bathroom area, resulted in no reported injuries. Firefighters successfully rescued two dogs from the residence, ensuring no loss of life occurred. The cause of the fire is currently under investigation to determine its origin and circumstances.
The successful containment of the fire and rescue operation was aided by the cooperative efforts of various local services. The Auburn City Ambulance, Auburn City Codes, NYSEG, and the Auburn Police Department were instrumental in providing assistance on the scene.
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