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Town of Tyre receives assets of Magee Volunteer Fire Department, dissolution complete

Town of Tyre receives assets of Magee Volunteer Fire Department, dissolution complete
The dissolution of the former Magee Volunteer Fire Department is complete. Town receives department assets valued at $2.8 million The Finger Lakes Times reports the department's assets have been turned over to the town of ... more
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Macedon apartment building suffers second massive blaze in months: A dozen more residents without homes (video)

Macedon apartment building suffers second massive blaze in months: A dozen more residents without homes (video)
There was yet another fire at an apartment complex in Macedon overnight. The fire broke out at the apartments near Pal-Mac Intermediate School and is the second time in less than a year that firefighters ... more
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Camillus home suffers major damage after overnight fire

Camillus home suffers major damage after overnight fire
A late-night fire in Camillus resulted in a hefty response from local first responders. A total of 12 fire departments were called to a residential structure fire around 11:15 on Lyons Road in Camillus. Crews ... more
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No injuries after firefighters, HAZMAT called to Vet Research Tower at Cornell University

No injuries after firefighters, HAZMAT called to Vet Research Tower at Cornell University
Several agencies were called to the Vet Research Tower at Cornell University during the early-morning hours on Saturday after a fire was reported there. Around 1:30 a.m. multiple agencies were dispatched to the location for ... more
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Fire at Owens-Illinois in Sennett

Fire at Owens-Illinois in Sennett
Firefighters were dispatched to Owens-Illinois in Sennett on Thursday for a structure fire. Sennett, Weedsport, Fleming, Auburn, Aurelius, and Owasco fire departments all responded to the scene with AMR Ambulance also providing support. Owens-Illinois is ... more
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Deputies: Fayette structure fire caused by AC unit plugged into extension cord

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The Seneca County Sheriff's Office provided an update on a structure fire that happened Monday morning around 4:43 a.m. Deputies responded with firefighters to 3863 State Route 96 in Fayette for a structure fire. Upon ... more
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No injuries after Naples Hotel fire: Cause under investigation

No injuries after Naples Hotel fire: Cause under investigation
Multiple departments were called to a structure fire at the Naples Hotel in the village of Naples during the ovenright hours. The call came in late-Saturday with multiple departments being called there for a fire ... more
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Five rescued, cause of Auburn apartment building fire under investigation

Four people rescued from burning Auburn apartment building
A little before midnight on Friday firefighters were called to 42 South Street for a structure fire at an apartment building. Second and third alarms were activated shortly after the first units arrived on scene ... more
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Ontario County Sheriff’s Office evolving its 911 emergency response system (video)

Ontario County Sheriff’s Office evolving its 911 emergency response system (video)
When Christopher Foster receives a phone call, he knows to be ready for anything. "It could be a simple thing as someone locked themselves out of a car or it could be somebody has their ... more
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Boat destroyed, dock damaged after Fleming fire

Boat destroyed, dock damaged after Fleming fire
The Owasco Fire Department was dispatched to a boat fire in Fleming on Thursday. The call came in around 8:30 a.m., according to firefighters. A Facebook post by the Owasco Fire Department indicated that the ... more
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Varick house fire caused by air fryer, deputies say

One sent to Strong with burns after structure fire at Arcadia motel
Deputies say an air fryer was to blame for a house fire in the town of Varick on Tuesday. First responders were called to the scene on State Route 96A during the late-evening hours to ... more
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Ontario County launches enhanced text messages to 911 features

Ontario County launches enhanced text messages to 911 features
Ontario County's 911 Center dispatchers will now try two methods of reconnecting with a caller in the event of a hang-up. It's standard practice for dispatchers to attempt a call-back if a caller hangs up ... more
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Two injured in Horseheads construction site collapse

Two injured in Horseheads construction site collapse
Two people were injured in a collapse at a construction site in Horseheads on Tuesday. Horseheads Fire Chief Arthur Sullivan said the framework of the Southern Tier Logistics Building gave out. The structure is part ... more
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Gananda apartment building heavily damaged after weekend blaze

Gananda apartment building heavily damaged after weekend blaze
Firefighters battled an early-morning blaze on Saturday in Gananda. There were no injuries, but an apartment building at Evergreen Hills Apartments suffered serious damage. South Macedon, Macedon Center, and Macedon Town Ambulance all responded to ... more
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Seneca Falls Volunteer Fire Department issues statement following weekend fire at Ferrara Lumber

Seneca Falls Volunteer Fire Department issues statement following weekend fire at Ferrara Lumber
Seneca Falls Volunteer Fire Department President Tim Hoster has issued the following statement in response to the community and peer support directed towards his department during and following the fire at Ferrara Lumber & Building ... more
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Waterloo man charged with arson after Virginia Street house fire

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Authorities say one person was arrested on two charges following a structure fire in the village of Waterloo earlier this week. On July 5 around 7:09 p.m. police responded to 111 North Virginia Street for ... more
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Two accused of threatening firefighters in Seneca Falls

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Two people were arrested after a fire in Seneca Falls this week. Around 9:20 p.m. on Wednesday the Seneca Falls Fire Department responded to an outdoor fire. The first firefighter on-scene reported being unable to ... more
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Seneca Falls business owners brought to tears over fire at Ferrara Lumber: “It’s a huge hit for our whole community” (video)

Seneca Falls business owners brought to tears over fire at Ferrara Lumber: “It’s a huge hit for our whole community” (video)
All that’s left of a landmark downtown Seneca Falls business is a skeleton of scorched wood. "It literally breaks my heart," said Amy Pedulla Kelsey, owner of D.A.’s Liquors down the street. Neighbors say they're ... more
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UPDATE: Police want public’s help as investigation into Ferrara Lumber fire continues

UPDATE: Seneca Falls Police want public’s help
UPDATE: Police are requesting the public's help as they investigate the devastating fire that occurred at Ferrara Lumber in Seneca Falls on Sunday. Police say the Seneca Falls Fire Department and Seneca Falls Police Department ... more
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