Olean Fire Destroys Apartment Building

Firefighters rescued four people from an early morning fire at a North Olean apartment building.
No injuries were reported, according to City of Olean Fire Department Chief Robert Bell.
Bell said four of six people who were in the five-apartment complex were escorted out down a ladder and the others got out by themselves.
According to the fire chief, the cause of the fire is still under investigation.
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