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UPDATE: Upper Union Street fire displaces tenants, businesses (with video, photo gallery)

Blaze 'tragic,' says business improvement district chairman

Schenectady firefighters make an aerial attack on an apartment building fire above Hot Harry's Burrito Bar at Union Street and Keyes Avenue Tuesday.
Photographer: Peter R. Barber
Schenectady firefighters make an aerial attack on an apartment building fire above Hot Harry's Burrito Bar at Union Street and Keyes Avenue Tuesday.
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A fast-moving fire at a commercial and apartment building at the corner of Union Street and Keyes Avenue this morning left residents displaced and businesses damaged. The fire broke out shortly before 9 a.m. at 1625 Union St., which is home to Hot Harry’s Fresh Burritos, the Armed Forces Recruiting Center and several apartments on the upper floors. Yasmine Hanraham, whose brother owns Hot Harry’s, said they smelled smoke. “It smelled like a wood fire ...


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safny
October 6, 2009
12:53 p.m.

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What a shame!! let's hope that it can be rebuilt and Harry's and the recruiting and the apartments will be back soon. Union Street needs the businesses.

mvphealthcare
October 6, 2009
2:13 p.m.

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hang on, Harry! we'll be back when you are!

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