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Cortland Fire Assists at Cornell University


Around two in the morning on Saturday, July 23rd the City of Cortland Fire Department went to Cornell University to assist the Ithaca Fire Department for a research lab that was on fire.

Ithaca Fire Department originally responded to the call and received reports that the fire was at the Vet Research Tower at the university. Cornell Environmental Health and Safety personnel informed the lab was on fire and the Ithaca Fire Department called for a fourth alarm activation.

The City of Cortland Fire Department responded to the scene with their hazmat team and materials.

No injuries were reported during the fire and the cause remains under investigation.

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