Category: Fire

Yates County home caught fire Sunday night, cause is still unknown

Yates County home caught fire Sunday night, cause is still unknown

Following a fire that happened Sunday night in Yates County, seven people made it out safely. A porch fire before 8:30 p.m. at Nicholas Sorce’s Log City Road home resulted in firefighters being called, and upon arrival the fire was through the ... MORE
Fire, News, Yates County
Corning fire ruled accidental after apartment home suffers damage during remodel

Corning fire ruled accidental after apartment home suffers damage during remodel

Firefighters determined after investigation that a generator led to a fire on Corning’s south side. An apartment home was damaged on East 2nd Street, near a three-way intersection with Park Avenue and Canisteo Street. No injuries were reported, and the fire was ... MORE
Barn suffers heavy damage in Addison fire: Tankers called to knock down flames

Barn suffers heavy damage in Addison fire: Tankers called to knock down flames

First responders say a barn was seriously damaged after a fire in the town of Addison on Friday. It happened during the early-morning hours- with the call coming in to firefighters around 2 a.m. A dozen fire companies were called to the ... MORE
Firefighters called to dryer fire in Canandaigua

Firefighters called to dryer fire in Canandaigua

Firefighters in Canandaigua were called to a laundromat for a dryer fire during the evening hours on Friday. The fire was ultimately contained to two commercial dryers. No damage to the structure was reported. There were also no injuries reported in the ... MORE
Geneva man accused of pulling fire alarm when there was no emergency

Geneva man accused of pulling fire alarm when there was no emergency

Police arrested a Geneva man following an investigation into a fire alarm that was pulled at a city apartment building. Brandon Loomis, 32, of Geneva was charged with felony falsely reporting an incident. He’s accused of pulling a fire alarm inside his ... MORE
Fire in Corning Wednesday afternoon

Fire in Corning Wednesday afternoon

A fire in Corning has left damage to a second story floor and roof. The fire happened in an apartment on East 2nd Street in the Southside of Corning. It is currently unknown if anyone was home or lives in the building, ... MORE
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Auburn man charged with arson, strangulation after weekend incident

Auburn man charged with arson, strangulation after weekend incident

An Auburn man has been arrested after a weekend fire, which stemmed from a domestic incident. According to police, officers and firefighters in the city of Auburn responded to 35 Kensington Avenue around 2:30 p.m. on Saturday. Smoke was coming from the ... MORE
Canandaigua man succumbs to injuries after severe burns last week

Canandaigua man succumbs to injuries after severe burns last week

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports that the Canandaigua man who was airlifted from a location on North Road with serious burns last week has died. Deputies said in a news release that Robert Burtis, 61, of Canandaigua passed away from his ... MORE
Elmira Fire Department responds to structure fire at the KFC and Taco Bell in Southport

Elmira and Southport Fire Departments respond to structure fire at the KFC and Taco Bell in Southport

The Elmira Fire Department and Southport Fire Department responded to a structure fire on July 4 around 7 p.m. The structure was the KFC and Taco Bell on Broadway Street in Southport. The fire was caused due to an electrical issue and ... MORE
Webster house a total loss after lightning strike causes overnight blaze

Webster house a total loss after lightning strike causes overnight blaze

Firefighters say an overnight blaze at a home in Webster was likely started by a lightning strike. It happened at a home on Sunningdale Rise. The fire started on the roof- then spread to the rest of the home. It was reported ... MORE
Fire, News, Wayne County, Webster
Last surviving charter member of Benton Fire Department honored for 65 years of service

Last surviving charter member of Benton Fire Department honored for 65 years of service

George Newcomb of Benton, was recognized for 65 years of service to the Benton Fire Department as a volunteer on June 5th. The organization of the Benton Fire Department happened at a meeting in 1955 where Newcomb was elected as 1st Assistant ... MORE
Deputies: Fire cause at Junius club remains under investigation

Structure fire at North Seneca Sportsman Club ruled accidental

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports on June 27 around 1:30 p.m. deputies and emergency services responded to 334 Rte 318 for a structure fire. The address is the site of the North Seneca Sportsman Club in the Town of Junius. Upon ... MORE
Fire, Junius, News, Seneca County
One teen airlifted from devastating house fire in Shortsville

UPDATE: Teen dies from injuries sustained in Shortsville fire, first responder community mourning

Officials say the cause of the fire in the village of Shortsville remains under investigation, but the 15-year-old who was rescued by first responders on-scene has died from his injuries. William Strubinger, 15, of Shortsville was being treated at Strong Memorial Hospital ... MORE
No injuries reported after fire at The Jungle in Ithaca

No injuries reported after Jungle fire in Ithaca

Police say around 1 a.m. on Sunday they were called along with other first responders to the area known as The Jungle, behind Lowes for the report of a structure fire. Upon arrival, first responders located a large encampment engulfed in flames ... MORE
Fire in Ithaca results in one person suffering minor injuries

Fire in Ithaca results in one person suffering minor injuries

A fire on Fifth Street in the City of Ithaca resulted in one person suffering minor injuries. Firefighters were called around 10:15 a.m. where the found smoke coming from the building. The occupant attempted to extinguish the fire and believed everyone was ... MORE