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Auburn Fire Department deals with an increase in medical calls on a sweltering Saturday

Auburn Fire Department deals with an increase in medical calls on a sweltering Saturday
The Auburn Fire Department responded to several heat-related medical calls Saturday. Assistant chief Bill DiFabio said the department had been receiving multiple calls throughout the day to check on people who appeared to be passed ... more
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Rope rescue team helps child to safety along Cayuga County nature trail

Rescue personnel from several Cayuga County agencies banded together to help a child out of a precarious position Thursday evening. Dolores Bochenek, first assistant chief with the Union Springs Fire Department, said a minor had ... more
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Senate unanimously passes bill to promote youth involvement in local fire departments

Senator Pam Helming announced that the New York State Senate unanimously passed a bill that she sponsored to promote youth involvement in local fire departments. The measure would create youth programs that facilitate a learning ... more
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Dog dies in Geneva fire

A dog died in a fire Thursday night at 256 Washington St. Geneva Fire Department Chief Mike Combs said all three department companies responded to the blaze, which was reported at 11:56 p.m. Firefighters arrived ... more
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Camper fire reported in Union Springs on Saturday

First responders in Cayuga County were called to a camper fire in Union Springs on Saturday afternoon. The report came in a little after 6 p.m., according to scanner traffic. Union Springs, Cayuga, Throop, Montezuma ... more
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Auburn firefighters participate in rescue training at city landfill

Auburn firefighters participate in rescue training at city landfill
A few years ago, firefighters were called to the vacant Dunn & McCarthy site on West Street in Auburn, where a 12-year-old boy had sunk waist-deep in wet, grainy soil. The soil had become quicksand, ... more
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Crews respond to camper fire in Junius

First responders in Seneca County were called to a camper fire on Gassner Road around 12:30 p.m. Law enforcement quickly arrived on-scene, along with the Junius Fire Department. Magee Fire Department was placed on stand-by ... more
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UPDATE: Elderly woman ID’d as second victim in fatal fire in Naples (video)

UPDATE: Elderly woman ID'd as second victim in fatal fire in Naples (video)
Ontario County Sheriff Phil Povero called the deadly fire in Naples 'devastating' and said that it would be a time consuming and involved process as crews continue working at the scene. Family has been notified, ... more
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Volunteers to install 100 free smoke alarms across the Finger Lakes

Steuben County has three confirmed cases of COVID-19
The American Red Cross is getting ready to Sound the Alarm against home fires. From April 28th to May 13th, thousands of Red Cross volunteers and partners across the country will install 100,000 free smoke alarms in ... more
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LATEST: Home on Ovid St. devastated by fire (video & photos)

LATEST: Home on Ovid St. devastated by fire (video & photos)
First responders were called to 71 Ovid Street for the report of a structure fire Monday afternoon. The call came in around 2 p.m. and prompted response from Seneca Falls, Waterloo, Fayette, and Geneva fire ... more
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“It’s going to be tough forever”: Woman returns home after fatal Palmyra fire

"It's going to be tough forever": Woman returns home after fatal Palmyra fire
The woman and her grandson injured in a fatal fire this week are both out of the hospital. The fire started just before 3:00 a.m. Tuesday morning at the home on East Palmyra Port Gibson ... more
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LATEST: Officials give update on fatal Palmyra blaze

LATEST: Officials give update on fatal Palmyra blaze
The East Palmyra Fire Department was dispatched to 1569 East Palmyra-Port Gibson Road around 2:53 a.m. on Tuesday for a reported structure fire. According to Sheriff Barry Virts, firefighters found a home fully-involved upon arrival ... more
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Dog dies in Manchester structure fire after reported ‘explosion’

Dog dies in Manchester structure fire after reported 'explosion'
Firefighters were called to a home explosion in Port Gibson on Tuesday afternoon. Witnesses said they heard an explosion around 12:30 p.m. at a home along Rt. 31 near Hanley Road. Police say at least ... more
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Video shows large structure fire in Canandaigua overnight, remains under investigation

Video shows large structure fire in Canandaigua overnight, remains under investigation
A barn on Gibson Street in Canandaigua was a total loss after a major structure fire during the overnight hours. The fire was first reported int he area of Wood and Gibson streets. While the ... more
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Two barns heavily damaged by fire on Tuesday

Two barns heavily damaged by fire on Tuesday
As of 1 p.m. overhaul was in progress at the scene of a structure fire involving two barns on Silver Street Road in Fleming. Fleming, Owasco, Throop, Sennett, Scipio and Union Springs fire departments were ... more
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LATEST: Fleming field fire caused by resident burning piece of furniture (photos)

LATEST: Fleming field fire caused by resident burning piece of furniture (photos)
On Monday crews responded to a field fire in Cayuga County. The fire was reportedly spreading fast when first responders arrived on-scene — and even approaching a barn. Fleming, Throop, Owasco, Scipio, Union Springs, Auburn ... more
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Sheriff provides update on explosion, structure fire at Moore Street home in Waterloo

Sheriff provides update on explosion, structure fire at Moore Street home in Waterloo
Seneca County Sheriff Tim Luce provided an update on the explosion and fire reported in Waterloo earlier this week - noting that the investigation remains active. Deputies responded to 31 Moore Street in the Town ... more
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UPDATED: Teen charged with arson after Auburn fire (photos)

UPDATED: Teen charged with arson after Auburn fire (photos)
A pair of 16-year-olds were arrested and charged in connection with a major fire that was reported Saturday morning. The vacant building, which those in the area say had been empty for nearly two decades ... more
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Junius cabin destroyed, fire deemed accidental after investigation

Junius cabin destroyed, fire deemed accidental after investigation
An investigation determined that a Junius fire started in a wood stove, which resulted in a cabin on West Townline Road to be deemed a 'total loss'. Around 7:42 p.m. on Saturday deputies along with ... more
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Public’s help requested after fire at Barr Transportation in Auburn

Public's help requested after fire at Barr Transportation in Auburn
Authorities in Cayuga County are trying to determine the origin of a fire at Barr Transportation on York Street. The fire, which is now under investigation by the Auburn Police Department and Auburn Fire Department ... more
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Cabin fire under investigation in Phelps

A fully-involved cabin fire was reported on West Townline Road in Phelps Saturday evening. The call was reported around 7:45 p.m., when Junius and Oaks Corners fire departments were called to the scene. Crews on-scene ... more
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