Albany firefighters rescue one in Lincoln Avenue fire

ALBANY, N.Y. — Albany firefighters rescued one person from a fire on Lincoln Avenue early Wednesday morning.

The call came in at around 1:30 a.m. when a caller noticed flames coming from the second story of the structure.

One person inside was able to get out on their own, and crews found and helped the second person leave the home.

Both were taken to the hospital for observation, but did not report any injuries.One firefighter was also hospitalized for minor injuries.

Fire officials are still investigating the cause of the fire. The heaviest damage was to the second floor, but officials do not believe the home will be a total loss. Eight fire companies responded in all.

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