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Nine evacuated during early Sunday house fire in Schenectady

Firefighters at the scene early Sunday
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Firefighters at the scene early Sunday

SCHENECTADY — Nine people were evacuated from a burning home on Maplewood Avenue Sunday morning.

City firefighters responded to a fire at 876 Maplewood Ave. at around 5:30 a.m.

Seven children, two adults and a family dog were evacuated from the home, according to Assistant Fire Chief Don Mareno.

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No injuries were reported. The Red Cross is providing assistance to the family, Mareno said.

The fire, which is still under investigation, was under control in about 40 minutes and was extinguished within an hour.

Mareno said the fire does not appear to be suspicious at this time.

Images from our Peter R. Barber: Firefighters battle blaze on Maplewood Avenue in Schenectady Sunday morning

Contact reporter Chad Arnold at: 518-410-5117 or [email protected]. Follow him on Twitter: @ChadGArnold.  

 

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