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UPDATE: One hospitalized after structure fire in Cayuga County

One person was sent to the hospital after a structure fire in the town of Sennett over the weekend. The fire, which we originally reported Sunday night thanks to our partners at the Cayuga/Seneca Fire ... more
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Two vehicles destroyed, home heavily damaged after fire in Bristol

The Ontario County Sheriff's Office provided an update on a structure and vehicle fire that happened on Gullick Road in the town of Bristol. Deputies said Thomas Knapp, 63, and Charlene Flieger, 55, arrived home ... more
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Overnight structure fire on North Creek Road in Palmyra

Firefighters from several districts in Wayne County were called to a structure fire on North Creek Road. Palmyra and South Macedon fire departments were among the first on-scene during the late-evening hours on Wednesday. Extensive ... more
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Second fire over the weekend at Steuben County landfill transfer station

Over Memorial Day weekend, two fires at the Steuben County landfill transfer station in Hornell led to the site's temporary closure. The first fire occurred in a garbage collection trailer on Saturday, which was extinguished ... more
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DEC investigating after rubbish fire spreads to private property in Seneca County

DEC officers say one person was ticketed after a wildfire investigation in Ovid. According to officials, around 9:30 a.m. on May 28 forest rangers responded to a complaint about rubbish burning that had spread to ... more
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HEP Sales ‘extremely grateful’ for quick action of first responders during fire

The team at HEP Sales and North Main Lumber have provided an update following the structure fire that damaged a portion of the building on Tuesday. A representative of HEP told FingerLakes1.com on Thursday the ... more
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Groton apartment fire causes limited damage, first responders say

In the village of Groton, firefighters rapidly responded to and controlled a fire confined to the kitchen of a second-floor apartment in a multi-unit building early Sunday evening. The incident, which temporarily shut down Main ... more
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Farmington home heavily damaged after fire on Sunday

Firefighters were called to a large structure fire in Farmington on Sunday afternoon. The home, which became fully-engulfed in flames appeared to be heavily damaged. Victor firefighters were dispatched to the scene around 4 p.m ... more
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Fire at transfer station in Hornell prompts landfill closure

A landfill transfer station in Steuben County is closed. And it appears as though it will remain that way until further notice. Steuben County Public Works Commissioner Eric Rose told WETM-TV that the landfill was ... more
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Cornell fire under investigation

Emergency teams responded to a fire alarm at Cornell University's Ruth Bader Ginsburg Hall, a north campus residence hall, late Saturday night. The Cornell University Police Department reported finding laundry damaged by fire on the ... more
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REPORT: Firefighters called to ‘house explosion’ in Cayuga County

First responders in Cayuga County were dispatched to what was initially reported as a house explosion during the early evening hours on Saturday. Our partners at the Cayuga/Seneca Fire Wire reported that the home was ... more
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Several departments called to structure fire in Cayuga County

Firefighters from several districts were dispatched to a structure fire in Cayuga County late-Saturday. The call came in around 8:30 p.m. First units on-scene confirmed a working fire. Our partners at the Cayuga/Seneca Fire Wire ... more
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House fire in Tompkins County prompts big response

A house fire erupted on Slaterville Road on Thursday, prompting a swift response from the Brooktondale Fire Department along with mutual aid from surrounding areas. Responding to numerous calls from the Tompkins County 911 Center, ... more
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Persistent dry spell raises fire danger to ‘high’ across Finger Lakes

As the Finger Lakes region marks ten days without rain this week, the New York State Department of Environmental Protection has declared the fire danger level "High" through Friday due to dry vegetation. Despite the ... more
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Fire destroys bar in Cayuga County

First responders were called to a structure fire in the Scipio Fire District on Tuesday. The call came in between 4:30 and 5 p.m. with firefighters from Fleming were dispatched as mutual aid. A barn ... more
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One pet dies, another missing after Wayneport Rd. fire in Wayne County

Structure fire in Macedon: Firefighters on-scene during afternoon
First responders were left investigating after several departments responded to a structure fire on Wayneport Road in Wayne County. The fire itself was in the Farmington Fire District, which meant departments from both Ontario and ... more
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Bomb squad called to Canandaigua business after suspicious package found

The Canandaigua Police Department is investigating a suspicious package that was left at a local business this week. The package was left at a West Avenue business late-Thursday, according to authorities, which prompted a response ... more
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SCAM ALERT: Owasco FD says someone is claiming to be selling their t-shirts

First responders in Owasco are warning area residents of a scam. The Owasco Fire Department said they received reports of a scam involving text messages targeting area residents. The text messages claim that the department ... more
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Firefighters from two counties called to Wolcott blaze

Firefighters from two counties were dispatched to a structure fire in Wolcott. The call came in for a fire on Larkin Road during the late-morning hours. By noon, mutual aid requests were made to departments ... more
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