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.
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