Cause Of Watertown Blaze Remains Unclear


Watertown, N.Y. - State Fire Investigators say they are helping to determine what started a fire that hurt two firefighters in Watertown. 

Watertown fire officials say the building, which had been used by Samaritan Medical Center, had been vacant for five years.  The building also had no power to it. 

The two fire fighters were hurt when a wall collapsed onto them while they were inside the building. One of the firefighters hurt was treated and released from Samaritan. The other was rushed to Upstate Hospital for a broken pelvis. He required surgery for his injuries.

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