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Firefighters shot while answering call in upstate NY

Two firefighters are dead and two others are in hospital with gunshot wounds after they were shot while responding to a call this morning near Rochester, NY.
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Two firefighters are dead and two others are in hospital with gunshot wounds after they were shot while responding to a call this morning near Rochester, NY.

Reports indicate someone began shooting shortly after firefighters arrived on the scene of a house fire and were leaving their vehicles.

The gunfire prevented firefighters from extinguishing the flames for several hours.

As a result, the blaze has spread to surrounding structures.

Several homes have been evacuated.

 



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