Ten fire districts respond to Fleming barn fire; structure a ‘total loss’

Fire investigators are currently working to determine the cause of a barn fire in Fleming.

The Fleming Volunteer Fire Department was called to a home at 4913 Silver Street Rd. and according to Deputy Chief Andy Campbell told the Auburn Citizen that a barn in front of a house at the address was a ‘total loss’ after the blaze.

It was called in around 12:32 pm and took 45 minutes for crews from around Cayuga County to extinguish the fire.

Units from Fleming, Scipio, Owasco, Moravia, Poplar Ridge, Union Springs, Aurora, Sennett, Aurelius and Long Hill all responded to the scene. TLC Medical, American Medical and the Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office also responded.

The cause of the fire is unknown at this time.

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