Structure fire on Buell Street in the city
Submitted by Billie Owens on October 14, 2012 - 4:39pm
A fire is reported at 56 Buell St. in the City of Batavia, apartment 1. It's not yet known if everyone is out of the building. City fire is responding.
UPDATE 5:40 p.m.: A police officer on scene reports there is smoke coming from the upper apartment, but it's not yet known if there are flames. The building's entryway is on Elizabeth Street.
UPDATE 5:42 p.m.: City firefighters are now on scene and report there's "nothing showing."
UPDATE 5:44 p.m.: The fire was contained to the stove top. It's out and firefighters are ventilating the apartment.
UPDATE 5:51 p.m.: "Gas is off to the stove. We're all set with the ventilation," says a firefighter.
UPDATE 6:02 p.m.: City fire is back in service.