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Horseheads home destroyed by weekend fire (photos)

A Horseheads home was heavily damaged over the weekend after a structure fire there. The call came in around 2:50 a.m. on November 27 at Scenic Drive. First responders from an array of departments and districts were called to the scene. No ... MORE
Fire, News, Steuben County
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Firefighters spend over 8 hours on Thanksgiving at massive structure fire in Geneva (photos)

Shortly before midnight on Wednesday firefighters responded to a large structure fire on Snell Road in the town of Geneva. A passerby called in the blaze with flames coming through the roof of the structure. Firefighters with the White Springs Fire Department ... MORE
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Several departments called to overnight fire at 24-hour aluminum recycling plant Scepter in Seneca Falls

First responders were called to Scepter after an employee called 911 for a fire inside one of the commercial buildings on Lamb Road. The business, located on Lamb Road in the town of Seneca Falls, was the site of a fire around ... MORE
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Car destroyed by fire inside del Lago Resort & Casino parking garage

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office provided an update on the vehicle fire that happened in the parking garage at del Lago Resort & Casino on Wednesday. Around 11 p.m. deputies responded to find a vehicle fully-engulfed in flames. There were several explosions ... MORE
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Firefighters battle blaze at commercial structure in Clyde (photos)

Firefighters from several districts in Seneca and Wayne counties were called to a building fire on Old Route 31 in Clyde late-Wednesday. Extent of the damage to the commercial structure was not clear. Firefighters from Clyde, Seneca Falls, and Waterloo all responded ... MORE
Clyde, Fire, News, Wayne County
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Firefighters called back to Seneca Falls blaze after house reignites overnight (video)

Firefighters from several area departments were called to a blaze on State Street during the late-afternoon hours on Tuesday. Around 5:30 p.m. fire departments and first responders from Seneca, Ontario, and Wayne counties convened on a two-story home along State Street, which ... MORE
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Grain bin fire at DuMond Farms in Fleming

On Wednesday around 2:15 a.m. firefighters from Fleming were called to a structure fire at DuMond Farms. Upon arrival, units found a grain bin and dryer fire. Additional agencies were called to the scene, including firefighters from Auburn, Fleming, Aurelius, Owasco, Scipio, ... MORE
Cayuga County, Fire, Fleming, News
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Several departments respond to grain dryer fire at Phelps business

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office provided an update on the grain dryer fire at Sheppard Grain in Phelps. No injuries were reported, according to deputies. The call came in around 4:30 p.m. when first responders from the sheriff’s office, Geneva City Fire, ... MORE
Fire, News, Ontario County, Phelps
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UPDATE: Woman dies after being pulled from Lima house fire

State Police say the woman who was pulled from the house fire in Lima on Tuesday has died at Strong Memorial Hospital. No other information about the fire or investigation was immediately available in the overnight update. This story will be updated ... MORE
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Bagels and Cakes closed early in the week after weekend fire

A small kitchen fire shut down a popular restaurant in Geneva for a few days. While damage wasn’t significant, it was enough to cause Bagels and Cakes to take a few days to get things back in order. Firefighters with the White ... MORE
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Fire at Bagels and Cakes in Geneva contained to stove and cooktop area

A fire was reported Saturday night at a Geneva restaurant, but the damage appears to be limited. White Springs Fire Department was dispatched to Bagels and Cakes on 5&20 during the evening hours. First arriving firefighters observed a light haze and smoke ... MORE
Fire, Geneva, News, Ontario County
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Small fire at Wendy’s in Geneva last week

The Geneva Wendy’s was closed for part of one evening last week after a small fire. On November 2 around 10:30 p.m. firefighters from the White Springs Fire Department were called to Wendy’s along 5&20 for a small fire. The fire was ... MORE
Fire, Geneva, News, Ontario County
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Teens charged with arson after fire destroys Palmyra Coin-Op Laundry

State police say two juveniles have been arrested after the fire that destroyed a laundromat in the village of Palmyra. The fire, which leveled the Palmyra Coin-Op Laundry located on William Street, prompted a massive response from firefighters in Wayne County. The ... MORE
Fire, News, Palmyra, Wayne County
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Early morning fire in Horseheads on Wednesday leaves pickup truck destroyed

A fire in a Horseheads hotel parking lot left a truck destroyed Wednesday morning. Fire crews were able to contain and extinguish the fire. No injuries were reported. No nearby structures were damaged. Residents awake during the fire heard loud explosions which ... MORE
Fire, News, Steuben County
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Union Springs family loses home, pet in weekend fire

First responders say it took nearly an hour to get flames under control and now a Union Springs family is homeless after a fire on Sunday. There was heavy damage to the kitchen and surrounding area. At this point, fire investigators believe ... MORE