Investigators examine the site of a fire late Wednesday and early Thursday that tore through an apartment building at 244 East Main St. in Amsterdam.
Utility workers and Amsterdam firefighters discuss the aftermath of a blaze at 244 East Main St. At least three people were routed from the two-story brick building that caught fire at roughly 11:30 p.m. Wednesday. (Gazette photo by Edward Munger Jr.)
Amsterdam Fire Chief Richard Liberti talks to fire investigators outside 244 East Main St. this morning probing the cause of the blaze that tore through two homes and routed several occupants. Liberti said firefighters have to stay away from the rear of the building due to the risk of collapse. (Gazette photo by Edward Munger Jr.)
Amsterdam firefighters this morning investigate the scene of an East Main Street blaze that routed several occupants Wednesday night. The two story brick building consists of two homes; Fire Chief Richard Liberti said a contractor was en-route to tear them down. (Gazette photo by Edward Munger Jr.)