A fire broke out at the Longhouse Lodge Motel in the Town of Reading on Wednesday evening, causing significant damage to several rooms. Emergency services responded to the scene around 5:45 p.m., following reports of the incident.
Upon arrival, firefighters from the Watkins Glen Fire Department encountered flames and heavy smoke emanating from the motel, situated on State Route 14 near Abrams Road.
Officials confirmed that the affected rooms were vacant at the time, and thankfully, there were no injuries reported.
The damage from the fire appears confined to the rooms directly affected. Authorities are currently investigating the cause of the fire, with more details expected to be released soon.
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