Stove fire reported on Summit Street
Submitted by Howard Owens on September 30, 2012 - 7:45pm
A stove is reportedly on fire inside the residence at 146 Summit St., Batavia.
City Fire Department is responding.
UPDATE 8:47 p.m.: Engine 12 on scene reporting smoke coming from front door. First platoon requested to the scene. Second platoon requested to stand by at fire headquarters.
UPDATE 8:52 p.m.: There is fire reported in the ceiling. A firefighter requests the back windows of the structure be broken out.
UPDATE 8:55 p.m.: A Mercy rig requested to the scene for standby.
UPDATE 9:10 p.m.: National Grid requested to the scene.
UPDATE 9:16 p.m.: Fire under control.
UPDATE 11:08 p.m.: City fire picking up on Summit.
PHOTOS: Submitted by Frank Capuano.
UPDATE: Press release from City fire:
The City of Batavia Fire Department was dispatched at 8:45 pm, Sunday, Sept. 30, to a reported stove fire at 146 Summit St. Engine 11 and Ladder 15 arrived on location at 8:47 p.m. with smoke showing from the front doorway and eaves. All occupants were out of the structure on arrival.
Interior crews found a fire in the kitchen and dining room on the first floor with extension into the ceiling, second floor and attic. The fire was quickly extinguished and salvage and overhaul completed. Damage to the structure and contents is estimate at around $40,000. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
Captain Craig Williams was the incident commander. Assisting at the scene were City of Batavia Fire second-alarm personnel, Genesee County Emergency Management Office, Mercy EMS and National Grid.
The displaced occupants are staying with family members.