Overnight fire at abandoned building in Schenectady
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SCHENECTADY, N.Y. – Firefighters were kept busy in Schenectady overnight as they dealt with a fire at an abandoned building. It happened just before 1 a.m. at a home on Hulett Street.
No one was hurt in the fire.
Firefighters say there is no electricity connected to the house and the fire appeared to have started on the first floor. There's no word on what started it as it remains under investigation. Firefighters say they're not ruling anything out at this time.
Friday morning's fire was just two blocks away from another one that happened on Wednesday morning. An abandoned home caught fire on Paige Street. No one was hurt, but investigators say there was evidence that people had been inside. The fire started on the second floor of the house.
No word on if the two fires are connected.