Video: NY FFs battle massive fire at abandoned mall

Video shows the multi-story building engulfed in flame with fire bursting from the roof and windows

Jacob Pucci
Syracuse Media Group, N.Y.

UTICA, N.Y. — Firefighters are on the scene this morning of a massive fire at the former CharlesTown Mall in Utica.

Firefighters were called to the abandoned mall, located at 311 Turner St., around 1:25 a.m.

Videos of the fire shared on social media show the multi-story building engulfed in flames, with fire bursting from the windows and roof.


A post shared by Utica Fire Department (@uticafiredepartment) on

The Utica Fire Department said the fire has covered the lower side of East Utica in smoke and ash, which is impacting air quality.

The fire department urges anyone in that area to keep all windows closed and stay inside, if possible.

No injuries have been reported, WKTV reported.


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