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Greenhouse destroyed by fire at Cornell Agritech in Geneva (video)

First spotted by a police officer who saw smoke – a greenhouse was destroyed by fire at Cornell Agritech Saturday evening in Geneva.

The blaze was reported around 7 p.m. and prompted response from several nearby departments. Both Geneva and Border City first responders were on-scene.

Onlookers said smoke could be seen from miles away as the fire was brought under control.



The greenhouse and connected building were operated by the USDA. They have had a long-time presence at Cornell Agritech, which was previously known as the ‘Experimental Station’.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

– From the Cornell Sun: Fire Damages Greenhouse, Adjacent Building at Cornell AgriTech Campus in Geneva

Video shared below by Code35 Fire Photography who was on-scene:

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