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New York announces burn ban to prevent wildfires

New York’s burn ban in effect: What is prohibited, and what is allowed?
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has declared a ban on brush burning starting March 16, running through May 14, to mitigate the risk of wildfires. Commissioner Basil Seggos highlighted the increased ... more
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Two hurt in Lima house fire

Two hurt in Lima house fire
A house fire on Rochester Street in Lima resulted in two individuals being hospitalized on Sunday. Emergency services rushed to the scene, where they found the fire had originated in the front bedroom of the ... more
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GoFundMe underway after Bassett family farm devastated by fire in Genoa

GoFundMe underway after Bassett family farm devastated by fire in Genoa
A devastating fire swept through a dairy farm in Genoa on Wednesday night, resulting in the tragic loss of several cows and the complete destruction of a barn. The Genoa Volunteer Fire Department responded to ... more
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Prattsburgh man charged with arson; held without bail

Prattsburgh man charged with arson; held without bail
A Prattsburgh man has been arrested after an investigation into a suspicious fire in Howard a few months ago. Sheriff Jim Allard says James Lisefski, 43, was arrested after an investigation into a suspicious fire ... more
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Massive fire devastates Hornellsville home; family and pets escape

Massive fire devastates Hornellsville home; family and pets escape
A devastating fire engulfed a home at 7341 N. Main St. Extension in Hornellsville late Tuesday night, leaving the residence destroyed but no injuries reported. The North Hornell Fire Department confirmed that three adults, a ... more
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Heat lamp caused fire in Benton, investigators say

Heat lamp caused fire in Benton, investigators say
Yates County firefighters quickly responded to a house fire in Potter on Wednesday, after reports of smoke in the basement of a one-story home at 1251 East Swamp Road around 8:40 a.m. Firefighters from Penn ... more
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Fire devastates Dryden home; no injuries reported

Fire devastates Dryden home; no injuries reported
An early morning house fire in the Town of Dryden led to the temporary closure of Route 13 but was successfully contained with no injuries reported, thanks to the swift action of Neptune Hose Co ... more
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Homeowner uses garden hose to stop structure fire from spreading in Gorham

Several departments battle fire, cold in Cayuga County
A homeowner used an exterior hose during a late night fire in Gorham while firefighters were en route to prevent it from being worse. On Thursday around 10:30 p.m. deputies along with firefighters from Gorham ... more
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Waterloo home heavily damaged after early-morning fire (photos)

Waterloo home heavily damaged after early-morning fire (photos)
First responders in Waterloo were dispatched to a fire that could've been much worse, according to firefighters with the Border City Fire Department. At 3:13 a.m., emergency crews responded to a house fire on L.T ... more
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Lansing FD responds to chimney fire with no injuries reported

Lansing FD responds to chimney fire with no injuries reported
The Lansing Fire Department swiftly responded to a midday house fire on Auburn Road in North Lansing, reported just before noon on Tuesday. The fire, originating from the chimney, prompted a collaborative effort with Locke ... more
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Fundraiser for man who lived in converted Throop church after devastating fire

Fundraiser for man who lived in converted Throop church after devastating fire
The historic church property that was destroyed by fire late-Monday was reconfigured into a home, according to family members of Joe DeMaio, who has lived there for several decades. A GoFundMe has been launched for ... more
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Building fire under investigation in Cayuga County

Building fire under investigation in Cayuga County
Several departments were called to a building fire on County House Road in the Sennett Fire District. According to the Cayuga/Seneca Fire Wire, a three-story commercial building had smoke showing upon firefighters' arrival. First responders ... more
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Early morning fire destroys garage in Bath

Early morning fire destroys garage in Bath
An early morning fire in the town of Bath on Thursday, February 15th, resulted in the complete destruction of a garage and its contents, according to Bath Volunteer Fire Fighters. The fire, which ignited around ... more
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Sheriff: River Rd. fire damage estimated to be in tens-of-thousands despite quick response by Waterloo FD

Firefighters work quickly to put out Waterloo building fire
Seneca County Sheriff Tim Thompson provided an update Wednesday morning about a fire that happened at 1436 West River Road in the town of Fayette Tuesday evening. Around 5:40 p.m. deputies responded for a reported ... more
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Wallington Fire Company gets $200,000 to get upgrades

Wallington Fire Company gets 0,000 to get upgrades
The Wallington Fire Company is set to enhance and expand its facilities thanks to a $200,000 grant secured by State Senator Pam Helming. Recognizing the critical role volunteer fire departments play in community safety, Senator ... more
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Fire under investigation at Cornell

Cornell AgriTech to receive state funding, resources as newly-certified NYSTAR Business Incubator
Early Wednesday morning, the Cornell University Police Department (CUPD) responded to a fire alarm at Flora Rose House, located on the university's west campus. The incident occurred at 3:45 a.m., leading officers to discover and ... more
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Home heavily damaged by fire in Farmington

Home heavily damaged by fire in Farmington
Officials in Ontario County provided an update on a structure fire that happened around 8:15 a.m. on Wednesday in the town of Farmington. First responders were dispatched to Elder Drive for a report of a ... more
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Bristol home destroyed by fire as first responders struggle with ‘tanker issue’

Bristol home destroyed by fire as first responders struggle with ‘tanker issue’
A home in Bristol was destroyed on Tuesday, as first responders from around the county responded to the scene. The home, which was located on Tall Oak Drive in Bristol was left in ruins, after ... more
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GoFundMe started for family after fire destroys Wayne home: Multiple pets lost, as nine departments called to fight flames

GoFundMe started for family after fire destroys Wayne home: Multiple pets lost, as nine departments called to fight flames
A family in Wayne County lost everything including three pets in a blaze that destroyed a home on Wayne Center Road around 11 a.m. on Tuesday. A GoFundMe has been started for the family, who ... more
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