ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – On Sunday, the Albany Police Department confirmed to NEWS10 that there was a working structure fire in Albany at 489 Hudson Avenue. At about 7:37 a.m., firefighters responded to reports of a structure fire and found two homes engulfed in flames they said.
According to Albany Fire Department Chief Joseph W. Gregory, the fire started at 489 Hudson Ave. and quickly spread to an adjoining home on the same street. Arriving firefighters found heavy smoke and flames showing from the front of both homes and quickly sprung into action.
Crews immediately stretched a handline and attacked the visible exterior fire. Firefighters helped all occupants in both homes evacuate. Officials said one person was injured and they were taken to Albany Medical Center to be treated. No update has been released on their condition.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation at this time said, Department Chief Gregory. Firefighters remained on the scene until city fire investigators arrived. This incident is ongoing and information is limited. Check back with NEWS10 for further updates.