A four-alarm fire broke out in a building on Monroe Avenue in Rochester Wednesday morning and officials are calling it "suspicious."

Firefighters were called to the area just after 4 a.m. and a mayday distress call was made around 5 a.m.

A firefighter was rescued from the three-story building near Harwood Street. He appeared to be OK.

One firefighters was treated at the scene after being trapped, and one firefighter was taken to the hospital with what officials call minor burns. 

Twelve of the apartments inside the building were occupied. Officials said everyone made it out of the building safely and residents are being helped by the Red Cross.

Flames were seen shooting from the roof and from windows on the first and second floors. 

The building has a barber shop and Misfit Doughnuts on the bottom floor with apartments above. 

Monroe Avenue was closed between Shepard and Rosedale Streets as crews worked to contain the flames, but they've since reopened.

Officials said they are investigating the fire as suspicious.