Category: Fire

Firefighters battle large blaze in Cayuga County (photos)

Firefighters battle large blaze in Cayuga County (photos)

No injuries were reported and all animals inside a home on Compton Road were safe after firefighters were called to a blaze on Saturday. Firefighters from Weedsport, Port Byron, Jordan, Throop, Sennett, and Auburn all responded. It’s unclear what prompted the fire, ... MORE
Cayuga County, Fire, News, Weedsport
First responders from more than a half-dozen districts bat

First responders from more than a half-dozen districts battle Skaneateles blaze (photo)

Firefighters battled a blaze in Skaneateles during the evening hours on Saturday. Crews were called in from Cayuga County to battle the flames, which could be seen from miles away. Owasco, Fleming, New Hope, Moravia, Sennett, Sempronius, and West Nile fire departments ... MORE
Mobile home damaged by fire in Seneca County

Mobile home damaged by fire in Seneca County

On June 24th the Seneca County Sheriff’s Office responded to a structure fire, along with firefighters from Junius, Magee, Waterloo, Fayette, Canoga, Seneca Falls, and Varick on Caroline Road. The scene was at 920 Caroline Road, according to deputies, who say that ... MORE
Firefighters called to brush fire near State Route 332 in Ontario County

Firefighters called to brush fire near State Route 332 in Ontario County

Firefighters were called to a reported brush fire along State Route 332 in Ontario County on Sunday. The fire was reported in the area of Canandaigua-Farmington Townline Road and State Route 332. Multiple fire departments were reportedly called to the scene. This ... MORE
Firefighters battle blaze at Conesus mobile home park

Firefighters battle blaze at Conesus mobile home park

Firefighters were called to the scene of a large structure fire in Conesus during the evening hours on Friday. It was reported on East Lake Road at the Lake Forest Mobile Home Park. One structure has been destroyed – but it’s not ... MORE
Fire, News, Ontario County
Firefighters battle garage fire in Owasco

Firefighters battle garage fire in Owasco

Officials say a garage fire in the town of Owasco was deemed not suspicious as crews made quick work of the scene on Thursday. The Auburn Fire Department was also called to the Bristol Avenue scene. Auburn police and fire investigators are ... MORE
Auburn, Cayuga County, Fire, News
Police: Suspicious fires under investigation in Auburn

Police seek person of interest in rash of structure, vehicle fires in Auburn (photo)

The Auburn Police Department is asking for the public’s help identifying a man who is said to be a person of interest in as many as eight separate fire investigations in the city. Det. Sean DeRosa tells Finger Lakes News Radoi that ... MORE
First responders battle structure fire in Ontario County

First responders battle structure fire in Ontario County

Firefighters from multiple districts were called to a structure fire on County Road 33 late-Sunday. Honeoye and Bristol fire departments were the first to be called, as a garage fire was initially reported to be spreading to the connected home. The first ... MORE
Weedsport mobile home destroyed by weekend fire

Weedsport mobile home destroyed by weekend fire

Firefighters were called to a structure fire at the Kenyon Landing Mobile Home Park on Saturday. The fire was reported around 2 a.m. at the Weedsport residence. Both occupants were able to escape without injury, but the structure is believed to be ... MORE
Crews called to overnight fire in city of Geneva (photos)

Crews called to overnight fire in city of Geneva (photos)

First responders were called to a structure fire in the city of Geneva around 2 a.m. on Saturday. The scene was on N. Genesee Street. Officials told FingerLakes1.com that the incident was under investigation, but it appeared to have started on the ... MORE
Fire, Geneva, News, Ontario County
Police investigate suspicious fire in Ithaca

Police investigate suspicious fire in Ithaca

The Ithaca Police Department says they are investigating a suspicious fire that occurred on Catherine Street on Tuesday. Around 6:45 p.m. police responded to assist the Ithaca Fire Department at the scene of the fire. Firefighters were initially called for the report ... MORE
Marion laundromat a total loss, building destroyed after devastating fire

Marion laundromat a total loss, building destroyed after devastating fire

Firefighters worked to save a local laundromat, but officials say the building in the town of Marion is a complete loss. The Marion Fire Department was called out to the Main Street laundromat around 9 p.m. on Sunday. First responders from East ... MORE
Fire, Marion, News, Wayne County
Multiple departments called to barn fire in Yates County

Multiple departments called to barn fire in Yates County

A fire in Yates County prompted a massive response during the overnight hours between Tuesday and Wednesday. Firefighters from seven districts, including those in Ontario and Yates counties were called to a barn fire in the town of Benton. By the time ... MORE
Benton, Fire, News, Yates County
Audit shows local fire district treasurer made over $15K in ‘questionable payments’ to himself, his business without sufficient documentation

Audit shows local fire district treasurer made over $15K in ‘questionable payments’ to himself, his business without sufficient documentation

– By Josh Durso The Sodus Center Fire District has come under scrutiny from state auditors following an investigation into the oversight of financial operations between January 1st, 2015 and March 13th, 2017. The audit findings were released on May 22nd as ... MORE
Police: Suspicious fire under investigation in Ithaca

Police: Suspicious fire under investigation in Ithaca

The Ithaca Police Department says it’s investigating a suspicious fire that occurred in the 100 block of Llenoroc Court. Around 6:30 a.m. on Sunday officers responded to the report of a structure fire in that area. They say it’s still under investigation, ... MORE