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Crews respond to car fire near Eastview Mall

Crews respond to car fire near Eastview Mall
Multiple departments responded to Eastview Mall on Thursday for the report of a care fire. Videos and photos from the scene posted to social media showed the response. @13WHAM #eastviewmall pic.twitter.com/IEfbNymkoX — Greg Roland (@gregroland17) July 5, 2018 Fishers Fire Department responded, but injuries were not noted. This story will be updated as more information becomes available. Read more from... more

UPDATE: Barn housing rescue chickens in Walworth destroyed by fire (photos)

UPDATE: Barn housing rescue chickens in Walworth destroyed by fire (photos)
A barn was destroyed after a fire in Walworth, according to officials, after a structure fire was reported during the early-afternoon hours. Several structures around it were partially damaged, as well, according to those reports. The fire broke out on Route 350 between Plank Road and Atlantic Avenue. The owner of the property said that the barn was used as... more

Canandaigua City Fire Dept. staffing at the center of Tuesday forum

Canandaigua City Fire Dept. staffing at the center of Tuesday forum
The debate over staffing of the Canandaigua City Fire Department was the focus of a special meeting Tuesday night at Wood Library. Claims that the department is understaffed date back several years. Last year, those concerns were brought up again after a fire destroyed a popular restaurant. Some say more career firefighters are needed to adequately cover the city. The... more

Tractor-trailer destroyed after rollover, fire on Thruway near Exit 42 (photos & video)

Tractor-trailer destroyed after rollover, fire on Thruway near Exit 42 (photos & video)
On Friday at 10:22 am the Oaks Corners Fire Department and Phelps Ambulance were dispatched to New York State Thruway Exit 42 for a reported tanker truck rollover with injuries. Initial reports indicated that a fuel tanker had rolled over and was smoking. Assistant Chief Zachery Rey arrived on-scene within minutes and reported a working truck fire in a body... more

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, and rescuers knew they had to act fast. Auburn’s Assistant Fire Chief Bill DiFabio said the team’s trailer of tools arrived at the scene within... more

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, but at least one person is dead after a fire ravaged a ranch style home on County Road 36. “The destruction caused by this fire... more

Volunteers to install 100 free smoke alarms across the Finger Lakes

Volunteers to install 100 free smoke alarms across the Finger Lakes
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 just 16 days in communities at high risk for fires. Volunteers will be installing 100 free smoke alarms across Chemung, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Wayne and... more
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