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Crews respond to small roof fire at Kenmore Mercy Hospital

Posted at 11:10 AM, Jul 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-07 11:53:59-04

KENMORE, N.Y. (WKBW) — Fire crews responded to a small fire this morning on the roof of Kenmore Mercy Hospital in the Town of Tonawanda.

An air conditioning unit malfunctioned, causing a small electrical fire, according to a spokesperson for Catholic Health. The fire was extinguished within minutes.

No hospital services or patients were affected. Employees working in non-patient areas were evacuated for a brief time as a precaution.