Dryer fire reported in Darien Center
Submitted by Howard Owens on July 29, 2010 - 4:38pm
A gas dryer is reportedly on fire at 1325 Broadway, Darien Center.
There is no structure fire at this time.
Darien Fire and Alexander Fire have been dispatched.
UPDATE 4:42 p.m.: It is now a structure fire. Corfu is also responding. Flames reported on the outside of the building.
UPDATE 4:48 p.m.: Broadway and Route 77 are being shut down. Batavia's Fast team is being dispatched.
UPDATE 6:18 p.m.: Firefighters continue to battle hotspots inside the house. The amount of smoking billowing from out of the attic has subsided substantially, but there's clearly still fire burning in the interior. In addition to Darien, Corfu and Alexander, companies from Alexander, Alden and Bennington are on scene. Route 5 remains closed, though 77 is open.
UPDATE 8:39 p.m.: All units back in service.
UPDATE: More pictures after the jump.