Category: Fire

Fire at Tops supermarket in Wayne County quickly extinguished

Fire at Tops supermarket in Wayne County quickly extinguished

First responders in Wayne County were called to a fire at the Walworth Tops Friendly Market over the weekend. Firefighters from the Walworth Fire Department were dispatched for a rotisserie oven fire. The fire was contained to the oven and no injuries ... MORE
Burdett Volunteer Fire Department receives Real Heroes Award

Burdett Volunteer Fire Department receives Real Heroes Award

The Burdett Volunteer Fire Department was honored with an American Red Cross-Finger Lakes Region “Real Heroes Award” earlier this year. The award honors organizations which have shown courage, dedication and unselfish character through acts of heroism in our community. The Village of ... MORE
Tyre considers move away from Magee FD for fire service in rural

Tyre considers move away from Magee FD for fire service in rural town

There could be a change in fire service coming to the Town of Tyre, which would directly impact the future of a fire company that has served the northern part of Seneca County for decades. The Magee Volunteer Fire Department was created ... MORE
Deputies: Fire, reported explosion on County Road 6 in Geneva under investigation

Deputies: Fire, reported explosion on County Road 6 in Geneva under investigation

Deputies say that they were called to the report of an explosion and power outage on County Road 6 in the town of Geneva. It happened a little before 5 p.m. at the Spruce Tree Mobile Home Park. Upon arrival, first responders ... MORE
Fire, Geneva, News, Ontario County
Auburn officials say two house fires remain unsolved, a third under investigation

Auburn officials say two house fires remain unsolved, a third under investigation

Officials in Auburn say they don’t know what caused a pair of fires in the city. Assistant Fire Chief Ed Sherman tells The Auburn Citizen that no cause was determined in two fires – one that occurred on Osborne Street – and ... MORE
Deputies: Geneva man charged with arson after starting fire that damaged home in Lyons

Deputies: Geneva man charged with arson after starting fire that damaged home in Lyons

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 20-year-old Geneva resident following an arson investigation. Deputies charged Brandon Golden, 20, with fourth- and fifth-degree arson. Both counts stem from an incident on Elmer Street in the town of Lyons. Golden ... MORE
Structure fire reported at Hillbillies Paradise diner in Clyde

Structure fire reported at Hillbillies Paradise diner in Clyde

First responders say they were called to a structure fire at a diner in Clyde during the morning hours. The call came in for a structure fire at Hillbillies Paradise, which is located at 24 Columbia Street in the village of Clyde ... MORE
Clyde, Fire, News, Wayne County
Casella garbage truck catches fire in Ontario County shutting down CR 23 for almost two hours

Casella garbage truck catches fire in Ontario County shutting down CR 23 for almost two hours

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports that they responded to Lester Road in the town of Phelps on Tuesday for a garbage truck fire. It happened shortly before 11 a.m. when deputies say a Casella garbage truck caught fire along Lester Road ... MORE
Owasco Street home damaged by fire in Auburn

Owasco Street home damaged by fire in Auburn

An Owasco Street home in the city of Auburn was heavily damaged after a fire on Saturday. It was reported during the afternoon hours and prompted a response from local firefighters. While the blaze was brought under control a handful of residents ... MORE
Auburn, Cayuga County, Fire, News
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Two structure fires under investigation in Seneca County

A pair of fires in the village of Ovid are suspicious and under investigation, according to deputies. They happened in Ovid, and occurred less than a week apart, according to the Finger Lakes Times. “Both fires appear to have started on the ... MORE
Fire, News, Ovid, Seneca County
UPDATE: Manchester fire under investigation, motorist credited with carrying elderly resident to safety

UPDATE: Manchester fire under investigation, motorist credited with carrying elderly resident to safety

Officials in Ontario County have provided an update on the Armington Road fire in Manchester on Tuesday. Emergency Management Director Jeff Harloff says that a passing motorist noticed smoke coming from a one-story house at 3905 Armington Road in Manchester. That person ... MORE
Multiple families displaced after fire in city of Auburn

Multiple families displaced after fire in city of Auburn

A fire on Monday caused major damage to a multi-use building in the city of Auburn. The location of that fire was 131 Osborne Street. Everyone inside the building got out safely, according to first responders. Altogether it took roughly an hour ... MORE
Auburn, Cayuga County, Fire, News
Big Flats fire under investigation after man dies

Big Flats fire under investigation after man dies

First responders say one person was killed after a structure fire over the weekend in Big Flats. It happened on Saturday around 5 a.m. on West Hill Road. One person inside the home died, according to first responders. Two dogs that were ... MORE
Fire, News, Steuben County
Massive commercial fire in Bath prompts heavy response (photo)

Massive commercial fire in Bath prompts heavy response (photo)

A large commercial fire prompted a heavy response from first responders in Steuben and Yates counties. It was at T&R Environmental in Bath. Firefighters had to use foam to extinguish the blaze due to chemical stored at the facility. According to their ... MORE
Bath, Fire, News, Steuben County
Auburn structure a total loss after weekend fire; six people displaced

Auburn structure a total loss after weekend fire; six people displaced

First responders say six people were displaced after a house fire on Sunday in the city of Auburn. The fire was reported at 62 Union Street around 2:45 p.m. It only took a few minutes for firefighters to put out the blaze, ... MORE
Auburn, Cayuga County, Fire, News