Field fire in Elba off Drake Street Road
Submitted by Billie Owens on July 12, 2012 - 3:09pm
A field fire is reported at 4271 Drake St. Road in Elba. Elba Fire Department is responding. The location is between South Main Street and Weatherwax Road. Fire equipment from the towns of Oakfield, Batavia and Byron are also requested.
UPDATE 4:11 p.m.: Drake Street Road and Weatherwax are being shut down.
UPDATE 4:16 p.m.: Fire police are stationed at routes 262 and 98. A Bergen tanker is requested to fill in at Byron's hall. The wind is 10 mph out of the east.
UPDATE 5:01 p.m.: Batavia and Oakfield are back in service.
UPDATE 5:06 p.m.: The fire is out. Elba, Byron and Bergen are back in service. The roadway is reopened.