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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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Vacant home in Auburn destroyed by blaze

Vacant home in Auburn destroyed by blaze
A vacant home on Sheridan Street in Auburn was a total loss after a fire during the early-morning hours on Thursday. Firefighters were called to the scene around 2:44 a.m. for a structure fire at ... more
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Clyde home heavily damaged by fire after overnight blaze

Clyde home heavily damaged by fire after overnight blaze
More than a half-dozen fire departments were called out to a structure fire on Welch Road in Clyde around 11 p.m. on Wednesday. Firefighters in Clyde report that they were able to contain the flames ... more
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Bridgeport Fire District seeks volunteers

Looking for an opportunity to serve our community? The Bridgeport Fire District is seeking volunteers to join our Board of Fire Commissioner’s Committee. Volunteers must reside in the Town of Seneca Falls and be 18 ... more
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Crews respond to fire at Weedsport supermarket

Crews respond to fire at Weedsport supermarket
Multiple departments were initially called out in Weedsport for a possible commercial structure fire on North Seneca Street. While the fire was out upon arrival — the location firefighters were called to is a local ... more
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LATEST: Batteries caused Hogarth Ave. fire in Geneva (video)

LATEST: Batteries caused Hogarth Ave. fire in Geneva (video)
Firefighters in Geneva were called to Hogarth Avenue for a reported structure fire. Crews on-scene confirmed the initial report of a fire at 30 Hogarth Street. The Geneva Fire Department and Finger Lakes Ambulance were ... more
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Deputies: Hopewell blaze set by juvenile, home is ‘total loss’ (video)

Deputies: Hopewell blaze set by juvenile, home is 'total loss' (video)
One completely destroyed home, five individuals who narrowly escaped injury, and an active investigation. Those are the components of a structure fire on Route 488 in Hopewell, which was reported on Thursday afternoon around 1:40 ... more
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30 cats found in basement as crews respond to structure fire in Victor

Firefighters say around 30 cats were found inside a burning home on Brace Road in Victor on Wednesday — as winds gust into the 50s and 60s. It made fighting the fire difficult — as ... more
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Canandaigua apartment house heavily damaged by overnight fire (photos)

Canandaigua apartment house heavily damaged by overnight fire (photos)
Crews responded to a serious apartment fire in Canandaigua during the early-morning hours Tuesday. The fire on Bristol Street happened at a multi-unit home where three families were living. No injuries were reported, but a ... more
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Structure fire under investigation in Butler

Multiple departments called to fire along CR 47 on Wednesday
Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts says no one was hurt in a structure fire over the weekend in Butler. The blaze was reported at a single-occupancy home located at 14144 South Butler Conquest Road. A ... more
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Barn damaged after morning fire in Wayne County

A small barn suffered extensive damage after a fire on Route 104 in Wayne County. Red Creek, Victory, and Fair Haven fire departments responded along with Oswego Town RIT and Lakeshore Ambulance. Firefighters who arrived ... more
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