The Jay Street Fire Victims In Schenectady Need Your Help. This was one of the worst fires Schenectady has seen in years. 41 families have been displaced and now that the building is being torn down there may be dead bodies within the apartment building. We are setting up a fund to help these families get back on they're feet, the money will go towards replacing their clothes, shelter, food, and other expenses. If there are deaths related to the fire, the money will also go towards funeral expenses for the deceased. This was truly one terrible accident and now we need your help, this is being run by the good citizens group of Schenectady.