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(UPDATE) Grease Fire Breaks Out in Duct System of Bakery in Port Chester

Employees use extinguisher on fire.

UPDATE (3:30 P.M.) - A grease build up is being cited as the cause of this morning's fire at a shop on Adee Street in Port Chester.

Fire broke out in the duct system of a bakery in Port Chester late this morning, according to Port Chester police.

Smoke from the fire could be seen coming from the building at 103 Adee St., the , at about 11:40 a.m. Port Chester police officers investigating the smoke found that employees were using a fire extinguisher to put out a fire that got into the bakery's ducts.

Police said they evacuated the building and closed off Adee Street to traffic so the Port Chester Fire Department could have access to the bakery. Port Chester firefighters investigating the fire found that a build up of grease was the apparent cause of the fire.

Fire Chief Kevin McFadden said the shop's fire protection system worked properly and no one was reported injured in the fire.

County Health Department officials were called to check the bakery.

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