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Fire at Auburn business under investigation, dispatchers say

Fire at Auburn business under investigation, dispatchers say
Dispatchers say that a small fire is under investigation in Cayuga County after firefighters were called to Avstar Fuel Systems on Brookfield Place Monday morning. The fire was reported just before 1 a.m., according to ... more
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Vacant home along Rt. 90 damaged by fire over the weekend

Vacant home along Rt. 90 damaged by fire over the weekend
A vacant home in Montezuma was seriously damaged after a fire over the weekend. The Auburn Citizen reports that five companies responded to the scene along Route 90 around 10 a.m. The fire was put ... more
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Firefighters battle blaze in Williamson during early-morning hours

Firefighters battle blaze in Williamson during early-morning hours
First responders were called to the scene of a structure fire along Pebblebrooke Lane in Williamson. The call came in to first responders a little after 6 a.m. According to scanner traffic, the caller indicated ... more
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POLICE INVESTIGATE: Four Lime Bikes burned up in string of fires reported overnight in Ithaca

POLICE INVESTIGATE: Four Lime Bikes burned up in string of fires reported overnight in Ithaca
Police in Ithaca say they're investigating a string of fires, which were reported and confirmed overnight. Around 2:24 a.m. police and Ithaca FD personnel responded to the area of North Cayuga Street at Cascadilla Street ... more
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Name of woman killed in Ithaca fire released

Name of woman killed in Ithaca fire released
The Ithaca Police Department has released the name of a woman killed in a Monday night fire in Ithaca. Police say the victim was Sondra Hull, 81, who was a life-long Ithaca resident. The fire ... more
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Person dies in Ithaca house fire

Person dies in Ithaca house fire
One person has died after a fire broke out at a home in Ithaca, according to the Ithaca Fire Department. Firefighters responded to 409 E. Buffalo Street around 9:25 p.m. Monday to find heavy smoke ... more
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Two displaced after fire in Cayuga County

Two displaced after fire in Cayuga County
The two people escaped injury, but were displaced from their home after a structure fire in Cayuga County on Wednesday. First responders said the fire was reported at 3787 Carter Road; and was reported to ... more
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Manchester barn destroyed by fire

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Fire crews were called to a structure fire in Ontario County over the holiday weekend. By the time first responders arrived - a small barn was fully-involved. Here's what #Manchester and #Shortsville firefighters saw when ... more
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Barn destroyed by fire in Yates County as ‘explosions’ reported at scene

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A Yates County barn was destroyed by fire late-Monday as firefighters battled a blaze on Italy Valley Road. They were called to the Italy-scene area around 11:30 p.m. Several witnesses who called first responders said ... more
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Ionia Volunteer Fire Company gets $200K boost for new truck

Ionia Volunteer Fire Company gets $200K boost for new truck
Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua) presented the Ionia Volunteer Fire Company with a check for $200,000 in support of the department’s purchase of a new fire truck on Thursday. “Keeping our communities safe ... more
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One displaced after firefighter battle Cayuga County blaze on Wednesday

Firefighters in Cayuga County were called to a fully-involved structure fire on Wise Road in Cato between 6:30 and 7 p.m. First responders from Cato, Ira, Victory, Red Creek, Plainville, Weedsport, and Fair Haven all ... more
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Historical architects inspect fire damage at Auburn church linked to Harriet Tubman

Historical architects inspect fire damage at Auburn church linked to Harriet Tubman
The historic Thompson Memorial African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church caught fire on Sunday afternoon around 3 p.m. after a lightning strike hit the church’s steeple. The church was opened in the late 1800s with the ... more
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Witnesses say lightning strike caused fire at historic church linked to Harriet Tubman in Auburn

Witnesses say lightning strike caused fire at historic church linked to Harriet Tubman in Auburn
First responders were called to the Thompson Memorial AME Zion Church on Parker Street in Auburn on Sunday after a fire was reported. Witnesses believe that the fire was caused by a lightning strike. However, ... more
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Firefighters battle basement fire in Seneca Falls on Saturday

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Crews were called to the scene of a structure fire in the Town of Seneca Falls on Saturday around 8:30 a.m. The scene was on Hickory Place, where a smoke condition was first reported. The ... more
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After Ithaca storm, car goes around roadblock, touches fallen power lines, catches fire

After Ithaca storm, car goes around roadblock, touches fallen power lines, catches fire
Smoke from a Cayuga Heights vehicle fire could be seen over Ithaca on Thursday, August 8, 2019. A powerful thunderstorm set off a chain reaction that ended with a car fire, sending black smoke billowing into ... more
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With volunteer numbers down, local fire departments turn to bunker programs

With volunteer numbers down, local fire departments turn to bunker programs
It's a time when fire departments across the area struggle to recruit volunteers for their team. That means they have to find new and innovative ways to reach out to people in the community who ... more
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Convention focuses on keeping firefighters on the job

Convention focuses on keeping firefighters on the job
The 147th annual Firemen’s Association of the State of New York Convention, a 3-day long event of training and networking, began in Syracuse Friday. Volunteer firefighters from across the state gathered in Liverpool to discuss ... more
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Crews respond to garage fire in Farmington on Wednesday

Crews respond to garage fire in Farmington on Wednesday
First responders were called to a garage fire in Farmington on Wednesday. While details of the incident were not released, a large number of first responders were on-scene for a significant period of time. The ... more
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Fire tears through Main St. building in Naples; one firefighter suffers minor injuries

Structure fire tears through Main St. building in Naples
First responders say cigarettes may have led to the fire, which tore through a building in Naples. Around 2 a.m. firefighters say cigarette butts left in that pail were near cardboard that caught fire. It ... more
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Residents worried as Union Hill FD announces closures; could impact residents in Wayne County

Residents worried as Union Hill FD announces closures; could impact residents in Ontario, Wayne counties
When it comes to responding to emergencies, every minute counts. That’s why some residents in Wayne and Ontario Counties are concerned. The days are numbered for the Union Hill Fire Department, which will be shutting ... more
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Junius home damaged by fire; Magee first responder transported to GGH for heat exhaustion

Junius home damaged by fire; Magee first responder transported to GGH for heat exhaustion
Deputies say that one firefighter had to be transported to Geneva General Hospital following a structure fire on Whiskey Hill Road in the Town of Junius. While the fire was quickly extinguished by first responders ... more
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