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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 crews arrived, it was fully-involved. The fire was on Ridge Road, according to the Benton Fire Department.

While the cause of the blaze remains under investigation – no injuries were reported.

Benton, Himrod, Dresden, Penn Yan, Branchport-Keuka Park, Gorham and Hall fire departments all responded.



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