- Associated Press - Tuesday, May 27, 2014

EAST ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - A 19th-century suburban Rochester rail depot that was home to a model trains store has been destroyed in a fire.

Fire officials in the village of East Rochester tell local media that the blaze was reported around 5:15 p.m. at the former Penfield Station, a two-story wooden building that opened in 1884. Crews fought the fire for more than an hour before getting it contained.

The building was home to Despatch Junction, a toy store that sold model trains.

No one was inside the building at the time of the fire. No injuries were reported.

The cause of the blaze is being investigated.



Copyright © 2019 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide