Update: Fire extinguished at Zero Waste facility in Rochester
ROCHESTER — A fire broke out at the Zero Waste facility in Rochester around 3 p.m. on Dec. 6, sending two to the hospital for smoke inhalation.
Rochester Police and Fire Departments responded to the call at 2:58 p.m. Employees evacuated the building and were waiting nearby. Firefighters found the fire to be around a rotating material sorting drum. Crews were able to contain the fire to the material sorting conveyer system.