Category: Fire

Garage fire under investigation in city of Auburn

Garage fire under investigation in city of Auburn

The cause of a fire in the city of Auburn remains under investigation. Around 8:20 p.m. firefighters were called to 34 Burt Ave. for a detached garage fire. Heavy flames and smoke were visible from around the area. However, firefighters were able ... MORE
Auburn, Cayuga County, Fire, News
After an apartment fire: Tenants rights explained

After an apartment fire: Tenants rights explained

Living in a habitable home is necessary even if you don’t own the property. In case of an apartment fire, it’s the landlord’s responsibility to repair the damage and pay for your injuries. But before asking for compensation, it’s necessary to know ... MORE
Fire
Canadice man ticketed by forest rangers after woods fire in Ontario County

One ticketed by forest rangers after fire in Ontario County

First responders were called to a fire on Old West Lake Rd. over the weekend. On Saturday they were called for the report of a woods fire. The owner of the property, identified as John Smith, 74, of Canadice, started a fire ... MORE
Structure fire at Seneca Falls apartment complex leads to disorderly conduct arrest

Structure fire at Seneca Falls apartment complex leads to disorderly conduct arrest

On Saturday around 1:54 p.m. Seneca County 911 received multiple calls reporting a brush fire near a building at the Stanton Meadows Apartment complex along Rt. 5&20 in Seneca Falls. Police responded with the Seneca Falls Fire Department, determining that the brush ... MORE
UPDATE: Fire that shut down Ovid St. remains under investigation, police say

UPDATE: Fire that shut down Ovid St. remains under investigation, police say

Police have released new information about the vehicle fire that was seen in Seneca Falls yesterday during the afternoon hours. They say around 2:19 p.m. officers responded along with the Seneca Falls Fire Department to a trailer fire near the Ovid St ... MORE
Massive fire in Richmond likely started at

Massive house fire in Richmond likely started at hot tub, investigation ongoing

During the early-morning hours firefighters responded to a massive blaze at a home along Briggs Rd. in the town of Richmond. The call came in around 3:10 a.m., according to Emergency Management Director Jeffrey Harloff, who says the fire started at a ... MORE
Avoca man charged with felony arson, contempt after Steuben investigation

Avoca man charged with felony arson, contempt after Steuben investigation

Sheriff Jim Allard reports that deputies arrested a 48-year-old Avoca resident following an arson investigation on Monday. Donald Kennedy, 48, is accused of intentionally damaging a residence by setting it on fire. It’s further alleged that he violated a court order in ... MORE
Firefighters battle structure fire in Livingston County on Sunday

Firefighters battle structure fire in Livingston County on Sunday

Several fire departments were called to the scene of a structure fire in Livingston County on Sunday. East Avon Fire Department arrived first on-scene around 1 p.m. The home was engulfed in flames near Rt. 36. Everyone inside at the time made ... MORE
Fire, Livingston County, News
Campbell home a ‘total loss’ after weekend fire

Campbell home a ‘total loss’ after weekend fire

A home in the town of Campbell was destroyed by a fire over the weekend. Altogether five fire companies were called to the scene during the early-morning hours on Saturday. The fire broke out at a home on King Hill Rd. around ... MORE
Sheriff: 21-year-old dies in Caledonia house fire

Sheriff: 21-year-old dies in Caledonia house fire

Sheriff Tom Dougherty confirmed on Sunday that a 21-year-old woman died in a fire late-Saturday. It happened in Caledonia around 7:30 p.m. near Caledonia Avon Rd. Two firefighters and two deputies were also hurt in the incident. At this point there hasn’t ... MORE
Fire, Livingston County, News
Lawmaker calls for investigation into Watertown firefighter’s death at Schuyler County training facility

Lawmaker calls for investigation into Watertown firefighter’s death at Schuyler County training facility

In early-March a Watertown firefighter died after a training exercise at a state facility in Schuyler County. Peyton Morse was rushed to the hospital after suffering a medical emergency at the New York State Academy of Fire Science. He was in the ... MORE
House destroyed by fire in Canisteo, one treated for smoke inhalation

House destroyed by fire in Canisteo, one treated for smoke inhalation

A house fire late last week was made worse by windy conditions, according to first responders in Canisteo. It happened at 5 Stewart St. in the village around 10:25 a.m. Two individuals lived at the two-story house. One of them was treated ... MORE
Abandoned structure burns in Skaneateles, cause under investigation

Abandoned structure burns in Skaneateles, cause under investigation

Firefighters battled flames in Skaneateles on Sunday after an abandoned building was reported burning. No injuries were reported, according to first responders. The cause of the fire remains under investigation. The structure was described as an abandoned residential unit. It took firefighters ... MORE
Canandaigua restaurant destroyed by fire: Owners say they will rebuild

Canandaigua restaurant destroyed by fire: Owners say they will rebuild

A popular Canandaigua restaurant will have to be rebuilt after a devastating fire. Firefighters were called to the Eastside Grill and Pub in Canandaigua for an overnight fire. Sean Rohrback, who spoke with 13WHAM-TV, said that by the time he arrived to ... MORE
Several fire departments called to kitchen fire at Naples home

Several fire departments called to kitchen fire at Naples home

Deputies and firefighters were called to a house on Mill St. in the village of Naples on Saturday around 2 p.m. for a structure fire. They say the cause of the fire appears to be a malfunction of the microwave in the ... MORE
Fire, Naples, News, Ontario County