Macedon home total loss after fire

Macedon home total loss after fire
Firefighters responded to a house fire early Friday morning in Macedon. A member of the fire department says a passerby saw smoke coming from the roof of the home on West Walworth Road and called it in. The owners are on vacation, but were notified over the phone. The home is considered a total loss. Our news partners at the... more

One dead after Marion fire along Cory Corners Road

Another fire reported in Wayne County diverting some crews from Williamson blaze
State Police confirmed late-Monday that a body was found inside the second fire first responders were called to in Wayne County yesterday. The fire was reported a little before 2 p.m. along Cory Corners Road in Marion. “We have located the body of an adult elderly female at that location. We believe it’s the person we assumed it to be... more

Crews battle blaze at three-story home in Williamson (photos)

Structure fire reported on Ridge Rd. in Wayne County
Multiple departments were called to a structure fire at a three-family home on Ridge Road in Wayne County on Monday. The call came in around 9:30 a.m., and witnesses said the flames and smoke could be seen coming from the rear of the home. First responders said the fire reportedly started on a bed, but that information was unconfirmed. One... more

Fayette barn fire temporarily shuts down County House Road (photo)

County House Rd. shut down as crews battle barn fire
County House Road was temporarily shut down in Seneca County on Friday around 6 p.m. as firefighters battled a barn fire. Crews from Waterloo, Seneca Falls, Fayette, Canoga, Magee, Border City, and Varick fire departments responded to the scene. The fire was reported at 1908 County House Road. It’s unclear what the barn was used for, or how the blaze... more

Homeowner, firefighter both sent to hospital after fire in Manchester

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On Friday at approximately 1:18 p.m. the Manchester Fire Department was dispatched to a reported house fire at 59 Canadice Lane. Upon arrival first responders reported smoke and flames coming from a mobile home. The fire was reported to the Ontario County E-911 Center by the owner and occupant. The Manchester Fire Department was assisted by Shortsville, Clifton Springs, and... more

Three hospitalized after electrical fire at milk plant in Cayuga County

Three hospitalized after electrical fire at milk plant in Cayuga C
Several departments were called to an electrical fire at an Aurelius milk processing plant on Thursday. The Auburn Citizen reports that around 10:20 a.m. crews were called to Cayuga Milk Ingredients for what Chief Operations Officer Keven Bucklin described as an electrical problem that injured two contractors and one plant employee. Three people were transported to a Syracuse hospital with... more

Rt. 34 in Sennett shut down after 18 cars burn at Pick-N-Pull Auto & Recycling

REPORTS: Over a dozen vehicles on fire at Pick-N-Pull Auto & Recycling in Auburn
North Street Road, otherwise known as Route 34 has been closed by transportation officials as crews deal with a major fire at Pick-N-Pull Auto Parts & Recycling Center in Sennett. The business is located just north of the city of Auburn. According to scanner reports, 18 cars inside a tractor trailer caught fire not long before 11am pic.twitter.com/3utYOCvoKk — Megan... more

Volunteer firefighters fight for law change for emergency medical calls

Volunteer firefighters fight for law change for emergency medical calls
Many rural fire departments that are already strapped for volunteers and other services want to be able to bill insurance companies for emergency medical calls. The cost of EMS calls in some rural areas is falling on the taxpayers. Richmond Fire Chief Rick Frost said his volunteer fire district in Honeoye lost one of its three ambulances because of fewer... more

Firefighters seek to recoup EMS costs in Ontario

Firefighters seek to recoup EMS costs in Ontario
Volunteer firefighters from across the region are meeting with lawmakers to discuss life-saving services. On Saturday, volunteer firefighters from Ontario, Monroe, and Onondaga counties, along with members of the Fireman’s Association of the State of New York, will meet with elected officials to look over the legislative agenda for 2019. “2019 promises to be a busy year for the fire... more

Two without a home after fire in Auburn; neighbors step up to assist

Elderly woman escapes basement fire in Auburn
Two people are without a home after a fire during the early-morning hours on Tuesday. Auburn Assistant Fire Chief Bill DiFabio told the Auburn Citizen that the call for a fire at 69 Thornton Ave. came in around 1:14 a.m. A 95-year-old female resident was woken by smoke detectors, exited the house and went to her neighbors’ home, DiFabio said.... more

Owners of Valley Motel want to get tenants into new housing

Owners of Valley Motel want to get tenants into new housing
Last week, Martha Baker, whose family runs the Furniture Doctor in Bloomfield, came out to in sub-zero temperatures to see their other business on the property, the Valley Motel Apartments, engulfed in flames. 11 people lost their living quarters that day. Baker says those tenants in the former facility were either family or close friends. “It’s weird not having them... more

Several departments called to structure fire in Savannah

Several departments called to structure fire in Savannah
Officials have provided an update to the structure fire reported on Montana Road in Savannah on Saturday. According to the Clyde Fire Department, the structure fire was deemed to be caused by a malfunctioning clothes dryer. Those assisting at the scene included Rose, North Rose, Wolcott, Red Creek, Alton, and Conquest Fire Departments. Eastern Wayne Ambulance, New York State Police,... more

Firefighters battle blazes in sub-zero conditions in Dundee

Firefighters battle blazes in sub-zero conditions
Firefighters from Dundee, Penn Yan, Himrod, Wayne and Tyrone Fire Departments battled a barn fire during the brutal cold sub-zero temperatures this week. Dundee rescuers were dispatched a few minutes after 5 p.m. to the property at 1959 Ellis Road, where owner Ammon Hoover, 50, and others were already removing horses and other animals from the structure. Penn Yan, Himrod,... more

‘Jasper’ the family cat found alive after E. Bloomfield blaze

‘Jasper’ the family cat found alive after E. Bloomfield blaze
A cat was discovered alive in the rubble of the Valley Motel over 24 hours after the building was completely destroyed in a blaze and frozen over. On Friday afternoon, “Jasper” — a cat belonging to one of the families left homeless by the blaze — was found alive by building manager Martha Baker. She also found the family’s other... more

LATEST: 11 being assisted by Red Cross after devastating fire in E. Bloomfield at Valley Motel

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One firefighter was sent to the hospital and at least 10 people were displayed after more than a dozen fire companies battled a massive fire in East Bloomfield overnight. The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports that on Thursday a little after midnight – first responders were called to the Valley Motel located at 7013 State Route 5&20 in East Bloomfield... more
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