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Firefighters extinguish fire in Linden Avenue apartment building

Ithaca firefighters contained and extinguished a fire Tuesday at an apartment building at 211 Linden Ave. in Collegetown. No injuries were reported from the fire because all occupants were away for their holiday break, firefighters said. Firefighters responded to the building at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday for a fire alarm, authorities said. They went into the building to investigate and found... more

#ICYMI: Biggest stories of the week (Dec. 17-23)

#ICYMI will be a weekly feature to FingerLakes1.com, recapping the biggest headlines of the week from around the region. We begin over the busy, holiday weekend — as readers try to catch up on what’s happening in the region. Look for it weekly, on Saturday’s exclusively on FingerLakes1.com Here are the most-read local headlines for the final week before Christmas... more

Farmington home ‘heavily damaged’ after fire on Saturday

Multiple agencies responded to a fire in Farmington Saturday night, including the Victor Volunteer Fire Department, which was in the middle of its ‘Santa on a Truck’ event. According to the Farmington Volunteer Fire Association, the structure fire broke out around 6:30 p.m. on Dale Drive. The Victor Fire Department was in the Gypsum Mills neighborhood when the call went... more

Multiple crews respond to Scipio house fire

Crews were called to an early-morning second-alarm fire in Scipio on Tuesday. The call came in around 5:30, according to first responders and scanner traffic. They tell us that the home at 1756 Fleming Scipio Townline Road was not occupied. However, it’s unclear if any injuries were reported at the scene. Poplar Ridge, Scipio, Aurelius, Aurora, Fleming, Auburn, Union Springs,... more

Palmyra home devastated by blaze; officials say owner did not have adequate alarms

Update – Wednesday, 6:50 pm Officials attributed the quick-action of a neighbor, and the lack of smoke alarms inside a home on Hogback Hill Road in Palmyra to the outcome. The house, which suffered extensive damage due to the blaze, started on the porch around 3:40 am. A quick-acting neighbor alerted the four residents inside of the blaze, which allowed... more

UPDATED: Multiple crews respond to barn fire in Aurelius (photos)

Fire departments from Cayuga and Seneca counties were called to a reported ‘barn fire’ around 11:30 am, according to first responders. Aurelius, Cayuga, Fleming, Union Springs, Scipio, and Throop fire departments were called to the scene, as well as Owasco and Waterloo RIT were called to the scene.   The address of the barn fire was reported as 845 Chamberlain... more

Update: Trumansburg firefighters spend 3 hours handling overturned propane truck

Several law enforcement officials responded to a scene in Trumansburg on Thursday afternoon after a propane truck crash which caused the vehicle to tip over. First responders reported to the scene on Seneca Road in Trumansburg shortly after 1 p.m. on Thursday. According to Lieutenant Dan Scherer at the Trumansburg Fire Department, Trumansburg firefighters were among first responders, along with... more

Fire rips through multiple buildings in Walworth

A total of five buildings were severely damaged after a blaze early-Sunday in Walworth. Two of those buildings were labeled a ‘total loss’ according to first responders. The fire started around 5:05 am on Wester Walworth Road. That fire spread to neighboring buildings, eventually spreading to a lawnmower store; and occupied residence. The site of the initial fire, as well... more

Fire damages Cayuga Centers residential home in Auburn

A fire damaged an upstairs office in one of Cayuga Centers' residential properties, located at 202 Franklin St. in Auburn, Tuesday. Auburn Fire Department Assistant Chief Mike Grady said a call came in around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday reporting smoke coming from the residence. When firefighters got to the scene, they observed smoke coming from the eaves of the building. The... more
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