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Firefighters extinguish blaze, rescue occupants from Geneva fire

Firefighters extinguish blaze, rescue occupants from Geneva fire
First responders in Geneva responded to Sherill Street this afternoon for a structure fire with reports of people trapped inside. Upon arrival, first responders were met with fire from the rear of the structure and ... more
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Multiple departments respond to house fire in town of Moravia

Multiple departments respond to house fire in town of Moravia
Firefighters from multiple departments were called to a fire on Dresserville Road in Moravia on Tuesday afternoon. The structure fire was reported at about 5:20 p.m, and members of the Moravia Fire Department arrived to ... more
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Tractor-trailer destroyed by fire on Thruway (video)

Tractor-trailer destroyed by fire on Thruway (video)
A tractor-trailer fire caused the temporary closure of the Thruway between exits 39 and 40, according to transportation officials. Emergency crews responded to the scene around 4 p.m. It took until about 5:30 p.m. for ... more
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Structure being used as storage destroyed by fire in Seneca County

Several departments called to battle blaze in Sodus
The Seneca County Sheriff's Office reports that they responded to a structure fire on Steele Road on March 26th around 2 a.m. Upon arrival, deputies discovered a mobile home that was engulfed in flames. Deputies ... more
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Village of Victor passes referendum to replace volunteer fire department

The Village of Victor voters decided to replace their fire department Tuesday night. The referendum was to dissolve the village volunteer fire department and replace it with an independent fire district. The referendum passed by ... more
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Village of Victor residents to vote Tuesday on plan to become an independent fire district

Village of Victor residents to vote Tuesday on plan to become an independent fire district
Voters in the Village of Victor will decide the future of their fire department Tuesday. They've been debating for two years whether to dissolve the current department run by the village and replace it with ... more
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Crews from multiple departments battle two-story structure fire in Cayuga County

First responders were called to a structure fire in the Town of Locke Tuesday afternoon. The call came in around 1 p.m. and several departments were dispatched to it. Scanner traffic indicates that the structure ... more
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LATEST: Gorham home insured, suffers serious damage after fire spreads from chimney

Firefighters respond to structure fire in Gorham
In an update, the Ontario County Sheriff's Office said the fire in Gotham last night likely started after a wood stove pipe caught fire. The fire began in the attic area of the home on ... more
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Southern Cayuga County fire department receives pet oxygen mask

Southern Cayuga County fire department receives pet oxygen mask
The King Ferry Fire Department has secured a pet oxygen mask that it plans to make available to departments in the southern Cayuga County area. Invisible Fence of the Fingerlakes donated the mask to the ... more
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No one hurt in Palmyra house fire

No one hurt in Palmyra house fire
Firefighters say no one was hurt in a house fire in Wayne County early Saturday morning. Fire crews responded to a house fire on North Creek Road in Palmyra just after 5 a.m. The homeowners ... more
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DEC: Brush burning ban begins March 16th

DEC: Brush burning ban begins March 16
A brush burning ban will be in effect beginning Saturday, March 16, the state Department of Environmental Conservation announced Tuesday. The prohibition, which expires May 14, is due to the high risk of wildfires during ... more
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Geneva community remembers Chief Ralph DeBolt

Geneva community remembers Chief Ralph DeBolt
The Geneva community is mourning the loss of one of their own over the weekend. Hydrant Hose Fire Company No. 1 in Geneva announced the loss of retired Geneva Fire Chief Ralph E. DeBolt, who ... more
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Wolcott man who was being evicted burns down mobile home, faces arson charge

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A 20-year-old Wolcott man, who was upset with being evicted, used a lighter to light a couch on fire inside the home. The incident happened on February 20th around 3 a.m. on Maplewood Drive in ... more
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Cayuga County home destroyed by blaze on Monday

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Multiple departments were called to the scene of a structure fire Monday morning in the Town of Venice. Genoa, King Ferry and Moravia fire departments were all called to the scene, reported at 1597 McAllister ... more
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Bids sought to build new Canoga Fire Department fire house

A new home for the Canoga Fire Department is moving closer to reality. The company will accept bids for general construction, heating, ventilating and air conditioning, plumbing, and electrical work related to the construction of ... more
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Cayuga County fire personnel ask for deputy emergency management director’s reinstatement

Cayuga County fire personnel ask for deputy emergency management director’s reinstatement
Chiefs and other personnel from volunteer fire departments throughout Cayuga County packed the Legislative Chambers Tuesday night to request the return of a longtime deputy director of the county's Emergency Management Offices. While county officials ... more
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Macedon home total loss after fire

Macedon home total loss after fire
Firefighters responded to a house fire early Friday morning in Macedon. A member of the fire department says a passerby saw smoke coming from the roof of the home on West Walworth Road and called ... more
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Crews battle blaze at three-story home in Williamson (photos)

Crews battle blaze at three-story home in Williamson (photos)
Multiple departments were called to a structure fire at a three-family home on Ridge Road in Wayne County on Monday. The call came in around 9:30 a.m., and witnesses said the flames and smoke could ... more
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One dead after Marion fire along Cory Corners Road

Another fire reported in Wayne County diverting some crews from Williamson blaze
State Police confirmed late-Monday that a body was found inside the second fire first responders were called to in Wayne County yesterday. The fire was reported a little before 2 p.m. along Cory Corners Road ... more
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Homeowner, firefighter both sent to hospital after fire in Manchester

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On Friday at approximately 1:18 p.m. the Manchester Fire Department was dispatched to a reported house fire at 59 Canadice Lane. Upon arrival first responders reported smoke and flames coming from a mobile home. The ... more
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Fayette barn fire temporarily shuts down County House Road (photo)

Fayette barn fire temporarily shuts down County House Road (photo)
County House Road was temporarily shut down in Seneca County on Friday around 6 p.m. as firefighters battled a barn fire. Crews from Waterloo, Seneca Falls, Fayette, Canoga, Magee, Border City, and Varick fire departments ... more
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