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Explosion and fire under investigation in Dundee: No injuries reported

Explosion and fire under investigation in Dundee: No injuries reported
Late-Monday a major fire broke out following an explosion near State Route 230 in Dundee engulfing two barns. The Yates County 911 center received the emergency call at approximately 10:23 p.m., and deputies soon discovered ... more
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Car bursts into flames near Enfield home

Car bursts into flames near Enfield home
Early Saturday morning, firefighters from the Enfield Volunteer Fire Company successfully extinguished a vehicle fire that posed a significant threat to nearby structures and propane tanks. The incident, reported just after 6 a.m. by Tompkins ... more
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Horseheads sees spike in natural gas odor reports: What’s causing it?

Horseheads sees spike in natural gas odor reports: What's causing it?
The Horseheads Fire Department responded to an unusually high number of calls concerning the smell of natural gas on Sunday. Together with neighboring fire departments and NYSEG, the utility company, officials conducted preliminary investigations which ... more
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One hospitalized after fire at apartment building in Ithaca

Shortsville home destroyed by fire; family being assisted by Red Cross
A fire broke out in an Ithaca apartment building on Lake Street around 1:00 pm Sunday, causing significant damage and leading to one hospitalization. The Ithaca Fire Department, supported by units from Lansing, Newfield, and ... more
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REPORT: Volunteer firefighters desperately needed across Upstate NY

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State Senator Tom O'Mara emphasized the importance of recruiting volunteer firefighters in New York as he announced the annual "Recruit NY" weekend. Scheduled for April 13 and 14, the campaign aims to bolster the ranks ... more
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Sheriff: Steuben woman charged with arson, reckless endangerment after structure fire

Sheriff: Steuben woman charged with arson, reckless endangerment after structure fire
Deputies arrested a 52-year-old Howard resident following a structure fire and investigation. According to a news release, Kimberly Corigliano is accused of intentionally starting a fire and endangering people at the property. She was charged ... more
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Three departments called to small building fire in Romulus

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First responders were dispatched to a small building fire near a home in Seneca County during the late-evening hours on Wednesday. According to our partners at the Cayuga-Seneca Fire Wire, Romulus, Ovid, and Varick fire ... more
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Two-story structure fire under investigation in Cayuga County

Family displaced after structure fire in Seneca Falls
Firefighters from several companies in Cayuga County were called to a large two-story structure fire during the late-night hours on Tuesday. According to our partners at the Cayuga-Seneca Fire Wire, the wood frame, two-story home ... more
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Firefighters extinguish brush fire near animal shelter and RG&E substation

Firefighters extinguish brush fire near animal shelter and RG&E substation
Firefighting teams successfully quelled a substantial brush fire on Tuesday afternoon near Lollypop Farm, an animal shelter in Perinton. The fire, reported just before 2 p.m. across from the shelter on Victor Road, posed challenges ... more
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Several departments called to garage fire near Cayuga, Onondaga border

Several departments called to garage fire near Cayuga, Onondaga border
Multiple departments were dispatched to a garage fire near the border of Cayuga and Onondaga counties during the evening hours on Monday. According to our partners at the Cayuga/Seneca Fire Wire, Jordan, Cato, Weedsport, Warners-Memphis, ... more
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Tractor-trailer destroyed by fire in Tyre (video)

Tractor-trailer destroyed by fire in Tyre (video)
Late Thursday night, a significant tractor-trailer fire erupted in the Town of Tyre, drawing a swift response from local fire departments. At around 11:18 p.m., units from the Clyde Fire Department were dispatched to the ... more
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Plow truck bursts into flames at Ontario County ski club

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The Ontario County Sheriff's Office provided an update on a vehicle fire that happened at the Hunt Hollow Ski Club on County Road 36 in Naples. On Saturday around 7 a.m. deputies and first responders ... more
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Jeep ignites in East Bloomfield driveway: No injuries reported

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On Friday, first responders were called to a vehicle fire on Route 64 in the town of East Bloomfield. The call came in around 9:30 a.m., according to a news release from the sheriff's office, ... more
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House fire prompts heavy response from Cayuga, Tompkins counties

House fire prompts heavy response from Cayuga, Tompkins counties
Firefighters from Cayuga and Tompkins Counties were dispatched to a significant house fire on Lansingville Road in Tompkins County Wednesday night. The Lansing Fire Department Inc. spearheaded the response efforts after receiving an emergency call ... more
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Firefighters extinguish Romulus blaze that started in chimney, sheriff says

House destroyed by fire in Canisteo, one treated for smoke inhalation
Seneca County Sheriff Tim Thompson reported a chimney fire at a residence in the town of Romulus on March 19. The fire, which occurred around 3:03 p.m. at 6950 State Route 96A, was promptly addressed ... more
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Steuben County ReStore headed toward reopening after 2023 fire

Steuben County ReStore headed toward reopening after 2023 fire
The Steuben County Habitat for Humanity ReStore, significantly impacted by a fire in July 2023, is progressing towards reopening this spring. The fire resulted in the demolition of one building and necessitated renovations for the ... more
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10 YEARS LATER: Looking back at massive Ovid fire that changed downtown

10 YEARS LATER: Looking back at massive Ovid fire that changed downtown
Ten years have passed since a massive fire swept through downtown Ovid, destroying three mixed-use buildings and displacing several residents. The blaze, which occurred on March 18, 2014, resulted in over $750,000 in damages but, ... more
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Shed destroyed in Richmond fire, cause remains under investigation

One sent to Strong with burns after structure fire at Arcadia motel
The Ontario County Sheriff's Office gave an update on a structure fire in the town of Richmond, which happened during the late-evening hours on March 13. First responders were called to Ace Road in Richmond ... more
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Williamson woman accused of arson and insurance fraud after Sodus fire

Deputies: Geneva man charged with arson after starting fire that damaged home in Lyons
Pamela A. Robinson, 47, from Williamson, was arrested on March 8 facing serious charges of arson and insurance fraud. The arrest came after a suspicious fire destroyed her apartment in the Village of Sodus, where ... more
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