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People and pets safe, teachable moment emerges from Sch'dy fire

Schenectady firefighters work at the scene of a basement fire at 3329 Kent Ave. in Woodlawn on Friday afternoon. The house suffered smoke damage from the blaze. There were no injuries to the residents of the home.
Photographer: Marc Schultz
Schenectady firefighters work at the scene of a basement fire at 3329 Kent Ave. in Woodlawn on Friday afternoon. The house suffered smoke damage from the blaze. There were no injuries to the residents of the home.
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The people got out safely, but firefighters charged into a smoke-filled house anyway, feeling their way through thick black smoke in a mid-day fire Friday. The smoke was so thick, and so pervasive throughout the house, that firefighters called for every apparatus in the city to rush to the scene. In that smoky darkness, they found the family’s three pets — two hamsters and a fish — and rushed them into the open air, to ...


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wmarincic
August 3, 2013
7:14 a.m.

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Another great job by SFD.

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