Category: Fire

First responders battle mobile home fire in Cayuga County

First responders battle mobile home fire in Cayuga County

First responders in Cayuga County were called to a mobile home fire during the afternoon hours on Friday. The home was located on Flamingo Drive. A number of departments, including the Locke, Moravia, Scipio, Sempronius, Genoa, Groton, and New Hope fire departments ... MORE
Cayuga County, Fire, Locke, News
Auburn laundromat damaged, closed after overnight fire

Auburn laundromat damaged, closed after overnight fire

An Auburn laundromat was temporarily closed after a fire during the overnight hours. It happened around 2:20 a.m. when firefighters were called to the scene at Colonia Laundromats, on Genesee Street. Two dryers were destroyed, and some ceiling tiles were damaged, according ... MORE
Auburn, Cayuga County, Fire, News
Suspicious fire under investigation in Ithaca

Suspicious fire under investigation in Ithaca

Provided. On Wednesday around 7 p.m. the Ithaca Police Department responded with the Ithaca Fire Department to an area known as the jungle after several 911 calls stated that there was a fire in the area closest to Harbor Freight Tools. Upon ... MORE
Fatal basement fire under investigation in Avon

Fatal basement fire under investigation in Avon

Firefighters in Avon are investigating a fatal fire that was reported on Lake Road during the overnight hours. First responders confirmed to 13WHAM-TV that the fire was fatal, but no other information was immediately available. Crews had been called to the report ... MORE
UPDATE: Elderly couple dies in Wayne County blaze

UPDATE: Elderly couple dies in Wayne County blaze

The elderly couple that lived in a house that was leveled by a fire last week have been identified. Robert and Judith Johnson, 81 and 80 respectively, died in the fire at their home on Lembke Road in Arcadia. The fire is ... MORE
Arcadia, Fire, News, Wayne County
Firefighters battle overnight blaze in Wayne County

Two dead after fire in Wayne County

Two seniors reportedly died in a fire overnight in the town of Arcadia. The fire was reported around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday morning on Lembke Road. An elderly couple lived there, according to neighbors, who say family members confirmed they died. The fire ... MORE
Wood stove likely to blame after mill leveled by blaze in Galen

Wood stove likely to blame after mill leveled by blaze in Galen

An Amish lumber mill was destroyed by a fire over the weekend in Wayne County. Clyde Fire Department Chief Joe Tavano Jr. told the Finger Lakes Times that approximately 70 firefighters were on-scene, and that everyone did a great job. However, it ... MORE
Fire, Galen, News, Wayne County
Hornell home deemed uninhabitable after structure fire

Hornell home deemed uninhabitable after structure fire

A pair of teenagers escaped injury after a house fire on Rockwell Street in Hornell. It happened on Tuesday around 7 a.m. Unfortunately, the family’s pet dog died in the fire. Officials said four people lived in the home along with three ... MORE
First responders battle structure fire in Cayuga County during peak of winter storm

First responders battle structure fire in Cayuga County during peak of winter storm

First responders say multiple departments were called to battle a house fire in Cayuga County during the overnight hours between Wednesday and Thursday. The call came in for a structure fire on Cooper Street in the town of Conquest a little before ... MORE
Home destroyed in Hector after overnight fire

Wood stove to blame after home destroyed by fire in Schuyler County

First responders say a home was a total loss in Hector after a fire was reported there during the early-morning hours on Wednesday. The fire reignited shortly after crews left the scene around 6 a.m., according to WENY-TV. The house, located on ... MORE
No injuries reported after massi (video)

No injuries reported after massive explosion in Gates (video)

Miraculously no injuries were reported after a massive explosion in the Rochester suburb of Gates. The home was leveled and neighboring structures were damaged on Noel Drive, which is off of Lyell Road. Terrifying to watch it blow up… was like a ... MORE
Fire, News, Rochester Area, video
Pickup truck destroyed by fire in Phelps

Pickup truck destroyed by fire in Phelps

First responders were called to a vehicle fire around 1:30 a.m. on Sunday in the town of Phelps on Route 14. Deputies say Oaks Corners, Phelps, and North Side fire departments responded to the scene. When firefighters arrived a 1987 Ford F350 ... MORE
Fire, News, Ontario County, Phelps
No jury duty for volunteer firefighters? Assemblyman says that could help short-staffed departments Upstate

Pass on jury duty for volunteer firefighters? Assemblyman says that could help short-staffed departments Upstate

Legislation proposed by Democratic Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara would make volunteer firefighters exempt from jury duty. There is a shortage of volunteer firefighters in New York, and the Coronavirus Pandemic has made that shortage worse. “Unfortunately, many of the volunteer fire departments here ... MORE
Fire, New York State, News
Phelps home suffers minor damage after fire on Rt. 488

Phelps home suffers minor damage after fire on Rt. 488

On Friday around 6:45 p.m. the Clifton Springs and Phelps fire departments were dispatched to a report of a ‘burning odor’ on State Route 488 in the town of Phelps. Initial arriving firefighters at the scene declared a fire within the attic ... MORE
Fire, News, Ontario County, Phelps
Deputies: Blaze at Naples home being renovated under investigation

Deputies: Blaze at Naples home being renovated under investigation

First responders in Naples say they were called to a structure fire on South Main Street. It happened on November 19th around 5:30 p.m. Deputies report that they responded, along with New York State Police for the report of a working structure ... MORE
Fire, Naples, News, Ontario County