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Fire officials probe cause of State Street blaze

Schenectady firefighters stand by at the scene of last night's three alarm fire at 245 Street in Schenectady Friday.
Photographer: Peter R. Barber
Schenectady firefighters stand by at the scene of last night's three alarm fire at 245 Street in Schenectady Friday.
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The cause of a fire that damaged a prominent State Street building Thursday remained under investigation Friday. Fire officials were hoping to have more information on a cause next week, but Deputy Chief Scott Doherty declined to rule out anything Friday afternoon. The fire broke out around 5:30 p.m. Thursday in the former Patton & Hall Building at 237-247 State St. Flames damaged the building’s second and third floors, while water damaged the fourth and ...


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justapto
December 29, 2012
5:59 a.m.

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The building is salvageable and needs to remain on the tax rolls. We don't need another vacant lot or forclosure. This area is part of the targeted State Street revival. Work with the owner to get this up and running.

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