Sheriff: Faulty humidifier caused Fayette fire

Seneca County Sheriff Tim Luce reports that on October 14th around 4:30 am crews responded to a structure fire at 2901 Kuneytown Rd. in Fayette.

At the time of the fire, Arlyn D. Wise, 28, his wife Krista Wise, 29, and their four children were all inside.

No one was injured as result of the fire.

Deputies say the house was owned by Aaron R. Wise, of Fayette. Preliminary investigation determined that approximately $100,000 worth of damage was done to the home from the fire.

The property was insured.

The cause of the fire was identified as a faulty humidifier. Seneca Falls Fire Department, Fayette Fire Department, Canoga Fire Department, Waterloo Fire Department, and North Seneca Ambulance responded to the scene.

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