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The first first responders: A look at the lives of Cayuga County 911 dispatchers

The first first responders: A look at the lives of Cayuga County 911 dispatchers
On Feb. 16, 1968, an Alabama state senator made the first 911 call in the United States. The call was placed at 2 o'clock on a Friday afternoon from the mayor's office in Haleyville, Alabama, ... more
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UPDATE: Walmart re-opened in Waterloo after temporary evacuation

UPDATE: Walmart re-opened in Waterloo after temporary evacuation
While details are still sporadic, the Walmart located on North Road in Seneca Falls was temporarily evacuated on Saturday. A pipe is located on the outside of the building caused the evacuation. A fire alarm ... more
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Phelps fire likely caused by unattended cooking on stove

Phelps fire likely caused by unattended cooking on stove
On Tuesday around 5:10 p.m. firefighters responded to a kitchen fire in Phelps after it was discovered by the residents. Phelps and Oaks Corners fire departments were called to the scene, with initial units arriving ... more
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Crews respond to fire at Ray’s Restaurant in Canandaigua

Firefighters in Canandaigua were called to the scene of a restaurant fire on State Route 332 around 7 p.m. on Tuesday. A fire at Ray’s Restaurant located at 2510 State Route 332 was quickly extinguished, ... more
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Crews respond to Aurelius barn fire on Friday

Crews respond to Aurelius barn fire on Friday
Multiple departments in Cayuga and Seneca counties were called to a second alarm barn fire in Aurelius on Friday afternoon. Photos from the scene show the barn fully-engulfed. Aurelius, Throop, Cayuga, Auburn, Seneca Falls, Fleming, ... more
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Fire breaks out at senior living complex in Williamson

Fire breaks out at senior living complex in Williamson
A grease fire caused extensive damage to an apartment at a senior living facility in Williamson Tuesday night. Firefighters say the fire was contained to one apartment at the Williamson Orchard Estate Apartments. No one ... more
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UPDATE: Investigation underway into fire that destroyed Wayne Co. home

UPDATE: Investigation underway into fire that destroyed Wayne Co. home
First responders say a newspaper delivery person called 911 after witnessing flames shooting out of a vacant house on Lake Road in Williamson. The Pultneyville Fire Department responded to the house fire, which happened on ... more
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Sheriff Spike: Winter storm claims one life in Yates County, 911 Center flooded with calls

The winter storm that blasted the region with heavy snow and strong winds over the last 24 hours has resulted in one fatality, according to Yates County Sheriff Ron Spike. In an update on conditions ... more
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Fire department: Dog, candle caused small house fire in Auburn

Auburn firefighters extinguished a small house fire Tuesday night after a family's dog nudged some bedding near a candle, fire officials said. The fire broke out at around 9:45 p.m. Tuesday at 115 Osborne St ... more
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NEW DETAILS: Eight companies assist at Lodi structure fire along Seneca Lake

NEW DETAILS: Eight companies assist at Lodi structure fire along Seneca Lake
Sheriff Tim Luce provided an update on Monday to the structure fire, which prompted a response from around Southern Seneca County on Friday. Deputies were dispatched to 9180 Rhodes Road around 12:16 p.m. on Friday ... more
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LATEST: Waterloo home severely damaged by fire, remains under investigation (video)

Seneca County Sheriff Tim Luce has provided an update to the structure fire that FingerLakes1.com reported over the weekend in the Town of Waterloo. Luce says that around 10:50 p.m. on Friday deputies responded to ... more
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Family displaced after home heavily damaged by fire in Scipio

Family displaced after home heavily damaged by fire in Scipio
Crews in Cayuga County were battling a structure fire at 4492 Route 38 in Scipio on Saturday. The fire broke out during the early-morning hours, and took some time for first responders to get it ... more
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$4.8M coming to local counties to enhance emergency communication

$4.8M coming to local counties to enhance emergency communication
More than $4 million in grant funding is coming to the Finger Lakes area to help improve emergency communications. State Senator Pam Helming announced millions in grant awards to the six counties she represents to ... more
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Officials: State plow truck ‘total loss’ after fire on Thruway near Geneva exit

Officials: State plow truck 'total loss' after fire on Thruway near Geneva exit
The Oaks Corners Fire Department reports that on Friday around 5:16 p.m. they were called to the New York State Thruway — Exit 42 on the eastbound offramp for a reported plow truck on fire ... more
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Tractor-trailer catches fire on NYS Thruway near Weedsport (video)

Weedsport and Port Bryon fire departments were called to the scene of a tractor-trailer fire near mile marker 298 overnight. The incident happened in the eastbound lane and was put out within around 30 minutes, ... more
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‘STAY OFF ICE’: Sheriff outlines concerns after Sodus Bay rescue on Thursday

Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts says a 75-year-old Rose man was successfully rescued from Sodus Bay after he fell into the ice while attempting to cross it on a snowmobile. According to deputies, their office ... more
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State comptroller: Sempronius Fire Department should improve financial record-keeping

State comptroller: Sempronius Fire Department should improve financial record-keeping
A state audit of the Sempronius Fire Department found lack of adequate oversight of financial activities. The New York State Comptroller’s Office released a report on Friday citing the department's lack of financial oversight during ... more
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UPDATE: Canandaigua man charged with arson after setting West Bloomfield fire

UPDATE: Canandaigua man charged with arson after setting West Bloomfield fire
In another update on Thursday, investigators in Ontario County have arrested a 20-year-old Canandaigua man on arson charges following a West Bloomfield fire. Joseph P. Conlon, 20, was charged with fourth-degree arson and arraigned in ... more
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Multiple departments called to Genoa building fire overnight

Multiple departments called to Genoa building fire overnight
Firefighters in Cayuga County were called to a building fire in Genoa last night, which was reportedly ‘fully-engulfed’ when the first crews arrived on-scene. Genoa, King Ferry, Scipio, Locke, Aurora, Poplar Ridge, and Lansing fire ... more
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UPDATE: Family pets die in Cheshire blaze, home destroyed (video)

Multiple departments from Ontario County responded to a structure fire on Monday, which claimed the life of three family pets. The cause of the fire on State Route 21 in Cheshire is under investigation, but ... more
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UPDATE: Barn destroyed by fire in Scipio on Saturday

UPDATE: Barn destroyed by fire in Scipio on Saturday
All animals were pulled from a burning barn in Cayuga County, which was reported to Cayuga 911 around 9:30. Poplar Ridge, Scipio,Fleming 1, Fleming 2, Aurora, and Long Hill fire departments were called to the ... more
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