Heavy black smoke seen during fire in Syracuse, residents escape

  • Source: Syracuse.com
  • Published: 05/20/2022 03:58 AM

Heavy black smoke was seen coming from a home on Syracuse’s South Side early Friday morning, fire officials said. Around 4:50 a.m., a fire was reported in the bedroom of the home in the 200 block of Primrose Avenue off Midland Avenue, according to Onondaga County 911 Center dispatches. All of the residents were able to escape before firefighters arrived, according to dispatches. The fire broke out in the two-story, wood-framed house, according to a news release from the Syracuse Fire Department. Heavy black smoke was coming from a second-floor window when firefighters arrived, fire officials said. Firefighters were able to knock out the fire in around 20 minutes and contain the extent of the damage, fire officials said. By 6 a.m., there was no fire damage visible.


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