School Closings Alert

Rensselaer apartment fire claims the life of one

Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Updated: 7/29 8:29 am
RENSSELAER N.Y. – A Rensselaer three unit apartment building caught fire Tuesday, taking the life of one.

Fire crews were called to an apartment fire located at 52 Walker Street around 4:47 a.m. Tuesday morning.

One person has been transported to the hospital. Crews confirmed that one person has died in the fire. In total, three families were evacuated.

Firefighters rescued a cat from Tuesday's blaze. A firefighter was seen giving the cat oxygen.

According to officials, upon their arrival the first and second floor of the building had a heavy presence of flames. Additional fire crews were called to help battle the blaze.

The fire remains under investigation.

Check back to for further updates.
0 Comment(s)
Comments: Show | Hide

Here are the most recent story comments.View All

The views expressed here do not necessarily represent those of FOX23 News.

No comments yet!
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.