House fire reported on State Street in the city
A house fire is reported at 122 State St., upper apartment. City of Batavia Fire Department is responding.
UPDATE 1:53 p.m.: "There's a possibility of a person trapped inside the apartment," says a dispatcher. "We have an open (phone) line and can hear a person still inside." Heavy smoke is showing and flames are shouting out of the rear window, says a firefighter on scene.
UPDATE 1:55 p.m.: City command reports everyone is out of the structure, then calls for a second alarm.
UPDATE 1:58 p.m.: Darien, Alexander Fast Team, and all available city fire manpower called in. Town of Batavia fire is to stage in its quarters.
UPDATE 2:02 p.m.: Command reports fire knocked down. Darien's response is cancelled. Alexander is continuing to the scene. National Grid has been notified. Mercy medics are on scene in case needed.
UPDATE 2:29 p.m.: The American Red Cross will be contacted to respond to the scene.