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Food truck explodes in Cortland County: What caused it?

Food truck explodes in Cortland County: What caused it?
A food truck explosion rocked Cortland on Sunday. First responders were forced to shut down several area streets shortly before Pumpkinfest was set to begin. It happened around 7:30 a.m. resulting in the Deli Bros ... more
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Barn destroyed after massive fire in Elbridge over the weekend

Barn destroyed after massive fire in Elbridge over the weekend
A massive fire destroyed a large barn in Elbridge late-Friday. The cause of the fire remains under investigation. However, photos of the scene shared by the Cayuga-Seneca Fire Wire show the scope of the blaze ... more
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Structure fire under investigation in Horseheads

Structure fire under investigation in Horseheads
Numerous fire departments were called to the scene of a working structure fire on Kiser Road in Horseheads. The call came in Tuesday evening around 7 p.m. Heavy smoke could be seen coming from the ... more
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INSIDE THE FLX: Newark Mayor Jonathan Taylor; economic development, the DRI, working together (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Newark Mayor Jonathan Taylor; economic development, the DRI, working together (podcast)
In this episode, we talk with Newark Mayor Jonathan Taylor. He will be our guest on the third Wednesday of each month with the latest news from the village. How the renaissance of Newark has ... more
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Naples Historical Society sells ‘Tin Shop’ to Hollerhorn Distilling

Fire at Hollerhorn Distilling in Naples destroys portion of building
The Naples Historical Society has sold a piece of historical property on South Main Street. The building called "The Tin Shop" has been sold to Hollerhorn Distilling. The land has green space that has been ... more
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One dead after overloaded circuit results in ‘flash fire’, massive blaze in Oneida County

Fatal basement fire under investigation in Avon
State police in Oneida County are investigating a fatal fire that happened in the town of Lee. According to a news release, first responders were called to 5357 Lee Valley Road around 9:30 p.m. after ... more
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What’s next for Magee FD buildings and assets? Tyre Town Board to hold special meeting September 29th

Legal process underway to officially dissolve the Magee Fire Department
The town of Tyre has $2.8 million worth of assets from the former Magee Fire Department. Now, the Town Board needs to determine what's next for those assets. A special board meeting is slated for ... more
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Fire departments across Finger Lakes, Central New York will collect millions in federal aid for equipment and training

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Thanks to significant federal funding a number of local fire departments will benefit. According to Senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program will result in millions ... more
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Camera clarifies ‘let it burn’ remark at last week’s meeting in Geneva: “I don’t want to disrespect firemen”

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Geneva City Councilman Ken Camera has clarified comments he made at a meeting last week, which led to outrage in the community. "Well, let it burn then, don't go into it," Camera said at a ... more
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Rooftop AC unit catches fire at Eddie O’Briens in Farmington

Rooftop AC unit catches fire at Eddie O’Briens in Farmington
Deputies and firefighters were called to a structure fire on State Route 96 at Eddie O'Briens Sunday following an automatic fire alarm around 5:20 a.m. Firefighters arrived and found smoke inside the structure. A small ... more
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Camillus fire under investigation

Camillus fire under investigation
Firefighters were called to Kenneth Drive in Camillus on Sunday for a structure fire. Callers reported heavy smoke around 3:30 p.m., coming from a residence there. Within minutes firefighters arrived and found smoke and fire ... more
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Entire state of New York classified as ‘high risk’ for wildfires

Entire state of New York classified as 'high risk' for wildfires
All of New York State is at high risk for fires. Six fires are currently active across the state, most of which were started by unattended campfires, according to a statement from the state Department ... more
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Fire at Birkett Mills in Penn Yan

Fire at Birkett Mills in Penn Yan
A building fire was reported at Birkett Mills in Penn Yan on Thursday. While the fire itself was contained to piping in the roaster room of the Seneca Street structure, it still prompted a significant ... more
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Multiple departments called to structure fire in Owasco: No injuries reported

Multiple departments called to structure fire in Owasco: No injuries reported
Firefighters from around Owasco were called to a working fire on Burtis Point Road. No injuries were reported, according to the Owasco Fire Department. However, it took multiple crews to bring the blaze under control ... more
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Corning man who left grandmother to die in house fire will spend 3-9 years in prison

Corning man who left grandmother to die in house fire will spend 3-9 years in prison
A 24-year-old Corning man is headed to prison after a fire that claimed the life of his grandmother was found to be caused by a meth lab. Justin Gause, 24, of Corning was sentenced to ... more
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House fire in Bath remains under investigation

House fire in Bath remains under investigation
Firefighters were called to a house fire Saturday afternoon in Bath. According to first responders, they arrived to 67 Geneva Street in the village of Bath around 2:17 p.m. Upon arrival, firefighters found heavy fire ... more
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Ithaca Fire Chief Parsons to retire at end of August

Ithaca Fire Chief Parsons to retire at end of August
City of Ithaca Fire Chief C. Thomas Parsons has announced his retirement, effective August 27, 2022. Chief Parsons served in his current capacity for the last decade. Altogether, his service to the Ithaca Fire Department ... more
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Wayne County Fire Coordinator and neighbors weigh in on Macedon apartment complex fire (video)

Wayne County Fire Coordinator and neighbors weigh in on Macedon apartment complex fire (video)
Piles of rubble surround a scorched skeleton of an apartment complex across the street from Ken’s house in Macedon. "I was in bed," Ken said. "Laying in bed trying to get to sleep and, all ... more
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Camper destroyed by fire in Yates County

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A fire on July 31 is being blamed for destroying a camper in the town of Potter. According to first responders, deputies were called to a camper fire in the town of Potter. The fire ... more
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