http://thebatavian.com/taxonomy/term/306/ en Field fire off Sumner Road, Darien http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/field-fire-sumner-road-darien/42343 <p>A field fire is reported in the area of 550 Sumner Road, on the north side. Darien fire and EMS are responding. The location is between Harlow and County Line roads.</p> <p>UPDATE 2:24 p.m.: Darien command requests Alexander to bring its Gator to the scene.</p> <p>UPDATE 2:57 p.m.: Darien command reports the fire is out.</p> http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/field-fire-sumner-road-darien/42343#comments Darien fire Sun, 20 Apr 2014 18:16:10 +0000 Billie Owens 42343 at http://thebatavian.com Dumpster fire outside of Clor's, now out http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/dumpster-fire-outside-clors-now-out/42334 <p>A dumpster fire was reported outside of Clor&#39;s Meat Market on West Main Street at the corner of Lewiston Road. A responder says there is no exposure to the building and the dumpster was smoldering, but no flames were showing. Town of Batavia Fire Department responded and the fire is knocked down.</p> http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/dumpster-fire-outside-clors-now-out/42334#comments batavia fire Sat, 19 Apr 2014 22:35:32 +0000 Billie Owens 42334 at http://thebatavian.com Fire inside shop on Railroad Avenue, Alexander http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/fire-inside-shop-railroad-avenue-alexander/42284 <p>A fire is reported 3505 Railroad Avenue. A bench inside the shop there was on fire. Alexander Fire Department is on scene and shortly after arriving declared the fire out, cancelled a mutual aid request for the Town of Batavia&#39;s ladder truck. Now the chief is calling for more manpower from his department. The location is between Sandpit and Buffalo roads.</p> <p>UPDATE 1:23 p.m.: All Alexander units are returning to quarters, in service.</p> http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/fire-inside-shop-railroad-avenue-alexander/42284#comments alexander fire Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:02:19 +0000 Billie Owens 42284 at http://thebatavian.com Possible grass fire behind house on Clinton Street Road, Byron http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/possible-grass-fire-behind-house-clinton-street-road-byron/42220 <p>A possible brush / grass fire is reported behind a residence at 6902 Clinton Street Road. Byron and South Byron firefighters are responding.</p> <p>UPDATE 1:22 p.m.: A responder in the area reports nothing showing.</p> <p>UPDATE 1:40 p.m.: A nearby resident was burning something and it&#39;s extinguished.</p> http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/possible-grass-fire-behind-house-clinton-street-road-byron/42220#comments byron fire south byron Fri, 11 Apr 2014 17:17:05 +0000 Billie Owens 42220 at http://thebatavian.com Field fire moving toward house on Bloomingdale Road http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/field-fire-moving-toward-house-bloomingdale-road/42207 <p>A field fire is reported at 935 Bloomingdale Road on the Tonawanda Indian Reservation. The caller to dispatch says it&#39;s moving toward her house. The location is between Parker and Martin roads. Alabama Fire Department is responding along a tanker from Akron, mutual aid.</p> <p>UPDATE 5:39 p.m.: Fire is out. Responders are back in service.</p> http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/field-fire-moving-toward-house-bloomingdale-road/42207#comments Alabama fire Thu, 10 Apr 2014 21:16:04 +0000 Billie Owens 42207 at http://thebatavian.com Fully involved garage fire reported on East Main Street, Corfu http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/fully-involved-garage-fire-reported-east-main-street-corfu/42172 <p><img alt="" src="/files/users/60/2014-2/corfugargagefire01.jpg" /></p> <p>A fully involved garage fire with exposures to other property is reported at 68 E. Main St. in Corfu. Mercy medics are responding along with Corfu Fire Department and mutual aid from Darien, East Pembroke, Pembroke and the city&#39;s Fast Team.</p> <p>UPDATE 7:26 p.m.: Corfu Fire Police are shutting down traffic at routes 77 and 33.</p> <p>UPDATE 7:36 p.m.: An engine from Indian Falls is requested to fill in at Corfu&#39;s hall.</p> <p>UPDATE 7:55 p.m.: Indian Falls is told to return to its fire hall.</p> <p>UPDATE: Photos submitted by Officer Rich Retziaff, Corfu PD.</p> <p><img alt="" src="/files/users/60/2014-2/corfugaragefire02.jpg" /></p> <p><img alt="" src="/files/users/60/2014-2/corfugargefire03.jpg" /></p> http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/fully-involved-garage-fire-reported-east-main-street-corfu/42172#comments corfu fire Wed, 09 Apr 2014 23:24:03 +0000 Billie Owens 42172 at http://thebatavian.com Report of a house fire on Edgewood Drive http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/report-house-fire-edgewood-drive/42131 <p>A &quot;house fire&quot; is reported at 10 Edgewood Drive, a &quot;new build,&quot; but a Town of Batavia chief is on scene reports &quot;nothing showing.&quot;</p> <p>City of Batavia fire and Town of Batavia fire dispatched.</p> <p>UPDATE 8:57 p.m.: There is a propane heater burning inside.</p> <p>UPDATE 9 p.m.: City fire and Town of Batavia are back in service.</p> <p><iframe frameborder="0" height="360" src="https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m20!1m8!1m3!1d2917.8967082804993!2d-78.20814299999999!3d43.0015095!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!4m9!1i0!3e6!4m0!4m5!1s0x89d3eddbd2e89aff%3A0x879d4cf5e6ed5b7a!2s10+Edgewood+Dr%2C+Batavia%2C+NY+14020!3m2!1d43.0015095!2d-78.20814299999999!5e0!3m2!1sen!2sus!4v1396918461686" width="480"></iframe></p> http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/report-house-fire-edgewood-drive/42131#comments batavia fire Tue, 08 Apr 2014 00:56:59 +0000 Howard Owens 42131 at http://thebatavian.com Chimney fire on Brookville Road, Alexander http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/chimney-fire-brookville-road-alexander/42124 <p>A chimney fire is reported at 10445 Brookville Road, Alexander. A responder confirms there is heavy black smoke spewing from the chimney area. Alexander fire is responding along with mutual aid from the Town of Batavia.</p> <p>UPDATE 1:39 p.m.: The fire is out. Crews are picking up and preparing to leave.</p> http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/chimney-fire-brookville-road-alexander/42124#comments alexander fire Mon, 07 Apr 2014 16:12:59 +0000 Billie Owens 42124 at http://thebatavian.com Possible semi-truck fire reported on Thruway http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/possible-semi-truck-fire-reported-thruway/41967 <p>Bluish smoke is coming from the back of a tractor that is in the westbound lane of the Thruway in the area of mile marker 393.</p> <p>The trailer is hauling gasoline.</p> <p>Town of Batavia fire dispatched.</p> <p>UPDATE 7:36 a.m.: A chief is in the area. &quot;Unfounded so far.&quot;</p> <p>UPDATE 7:41 a.m.: The chief located the truck and spoke with the driver. The driver had checked it out. There was no heat nor fire, just a little smoke coming from the axle.</p> http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/possible-semi-truck-fire-reported-thruway/41967#comments batavia fire thruway Wed, 26 Mar 2014 11:31:36 +0000 Howard Owens 41967 at http://thebatavian.com House-trailer fire on Broadway Road, east of Tinkham, in Darien http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/house-trailer-fire-broadway-road-east-tinkham-darien/41963 <p>A house-trailer fire is occurring at 1765 Broadway Road, just east of Tinkham Road. Darien fire is on scene. The structure is next to a barn.</p> <p>UPDATE 7:14 p.m.: Alexander is requested to respond, mutual aid, with a tanker to the scene.</p> <p>UPDATE 7:32 p.m.: Darien command reports the fire is out; overhauling the structure now.</p> <p>UPDATE 8 p.m.: Command calls for Wyoming County inmates to respond to help out as needed. It will take an hour or two to make that happen, according to dispatchers in contact with the prison officers.</p> <p>UPDATE 8:36 p.m.: All Darien units are returning to service.</p> http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/house-trailer-fire-broadway-road-east-tinkham-darien/41963#comments alexander Darien fire Tue, 25 Mar 2014 23:03:11 +0000 Billie Owens 41963 at http://thebatavian.com Smoke reported coming from barn on Brown Road http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/smoke-reported-coming-barn-brown-road/41899 <p><img alt="" src="/files/users/2061/2014-2/photo.jpg" /></p> <p>There is reported smoke coming from the barn at 2689 Brown Road, Corfu.</p> <p>East Pembroke fire and one engine from Corfu dispatched.</p> <p>Mercy EMS also dispatched.</p> <p>UPDATE 12:49 a.m.: A responding chief warns of slick roads in route to the scene. More manpower requested to East Pembroke&#39;s hall.</p> <p>UPDATE 12:51 a.m.: Working chimney fire in the barn. Heavy smoke showing. East Pembroke chief requests a second alarm.</p> <p>UPDATE 12:58 a.m.: Pembroke dispatched to the scene. Town of Batavia to stand by in East Pembroke&#39;s hall.</p> <p>UPDATE 1:04 a.m.: Town of Batavia tanker requested to the scene.</p> <p>UPDATE 1:08 a.m.: Indian Falls is responding.</p> <p>UPDATE 1:15 a.m.: Firefighters are having water supply issues. More tankers requested to the scene. Another pumper requested from Pembroke to set up a hydrant draw site. Fire now breaking through one of the walls.</p> <p>UPDATE(S) by Billie 1:24 a.m.: The fire has broken through another side of the barn.</p> <p>UPDATES 1:43 a.m.: Heavy smoke and flames are coming out of the east side of the barn. Alabama is requested to have an engine fill in at East Pembroke&#39;s hall.</p> <p>UPDATE 1:52 a.m.: Initially, the property owner did try to put out the fire with a fire extinguisher, but realized the effort was futile and he got out of the barn safely.</p> <p>UPDATE 2:12 a.m.: A lot of white smoke is still coming from the back of the barn, but no flames are showing at this point.</p> <p>UPDATE 3:02 a.m.: National Grid is called to the scene to cut power to the barn and to find out why there&#39;s no power at the house. It&#39;s unclear if power is out at other properties in the immediate vicinity.</p> <p>UPDATE 3:10 a.m. (by Howard): Fire is out.</p> <p><iframe frameborder="0" height="360" src="https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m14!1m8!1m3!1d2919.881621204457!2d-78.30265!3d42.959699!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x89d394a83bd86aeb%3A0x67c05ec6141500c0!2s2689+Brown+Rd!5e0!3m2!1sen!2sus!4v1395377148570" width="480"></iframe></p> http://thebatavian.com/howard-owens/smoke-reported-coming-barn-brown-road/41899#comments corfu fire Fri, 21 Mar 2014 04:46:46 +0000 Howard Owens 41899 at http://thebatavian.com Possible chimney fire on Alleghany Road http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/possible-chimney-fire-alleghany-road/41886 <p>A possible chimney fire is reported at 6581 Alleghany Road. That&#39;s just south of Church Street, one the east side of the roadway. Alabama Fire Department is responding.</p> <p>UPDATE 5:56 p.m.: Alabama is back in service.</p> http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/possible-chimney-fire-alleghany-road/41886#comments Alabama fire Thu, 20 Mar 2014 20:55:35 +0000 Billie Owens 41886 at http://thebatavian.com Possible cooking fire on South Main Street http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/possible-cooking-fire-south-main-street/41884 <p>A resident is reporting light smoke on the first floor of a residence at 172 1/2 S. Main St. City fire is responding. Another resident says it may be cooking related.</p> http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/possible-cooking-fire-south-main-street/41884#comments batavia fire Thu, 20 Mar 2014 19:59:06 +0000 Billie Owens 41884 at http://thebatavian.com Smoke and flames coming from basement on South Swan Street in the city http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/smoke-and-flames-coming-basement-south-swan-street-city/41777 <p>Smoke and flames are reportedly coming from the basement of a house at 229 S. Swan St. The residents have been advised to evacuate. City firefighters are responding.</p> <p>UPDATE 5:13 a.m.: City fire on scene with nothing showing.</p> <p>UPDATE 5:28 a.m.: A code enforcement officer is called in.</p> <p>UPDATE 5:30 a.m.: Code enforcement ETA is 20 minutes.</p> http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/smoke-and-flames-coming-basement-south-swan-street-city/41777#comments batavia fire Fri, 14 Mar 2014 09:12:01 +0000 Billie Owens 41777 at http://thebatavian.com Fire on Lincoln Avenue in the city http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/fire-lincoln-avenue-city/41776 <p>&quot;A house fire,&quot; with the caller reporting it as a microwave problem, is at 9 Lincoln Ave., near Thomas Avenue. The occupants are out. Ladder 15 and Engine 11 are on scene.</p> <p>UPDATE 8:17 p.m.: &quot;The fire is out on the stove, checking for extensions.&quot;</p> <p>UPDATE 8:20 p.m.: No extensions. Now ventilating.</p> <p>UPDATE 8:58 p.m.: City assignment back in service.&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> http://thebatavian.com/billie-owens/fire-lincoln-avenue-city/41776#comments batavia fire Fri, 14 Mar 2014 00:16:16 +0000 Billie Owens 41776 at http://thebatavian.com