en Power pole on fire on Main Road, Stafford <p>A power pole is on fire at 5338 Main Road, Stafford. Stafford fire is responding. National Grid is called but no ETA provided.</p> fire Stafford Wed, 22 Apr 2015 16:06:36 +0000 Billie Owens 47496 at Empty house on fire on Snyder Road, Elba <p>A confirmed residential structure fire is reported at 6616 Snyder Road, Elba, located between Lockport and Weatherwax roads. It is a vacant house and the fire was called in from a passerby who said he saw flames inside. All available manpower from Elba fire is called to the scene, along with mutual aid from Oakfield, Byron and Bergen. Town of Batavia is asked to fill in at Elba&#39;s fire hall.</p> <p><a href=",+Oakfield,+NY+14125/@43.0922189,-78.2174804,14z/data=!4m2!3m1!1s0x89d3f3eeec8511f1:0x8dd3115440501a07">,+Oakfield,+NY+14125/@43.0922189,-78.2174804,14z/data=!4m2!3m1!1s0x89d3f3eeec8511f1:0x8dd3115440501a07</a></p> <p>UPDATE 1:17 p.m.: A code enforcement officer from Elba is called to the scene.</p> <p>UPDATE 2:04 p.m.: The Elba assignment is back in service. Barre also responded.</p> <p><img alt="" src="/files/users/29631/2015-2/untitled_shoot-6343.jpg" /></p> <p><img alt="" src="/files/users/29631/2015-2/untitled_shoot-6346.jpg" /></p> <p><img alt="" src="/files/users/29631/2015-2/untitled_shoot-6357.jpg" /></p> <p><img alt="" src="/files/users/29631/2015-2/untitled_shoot-6361.jpg" /></p> <p><em>Photos by Jim Burns.</em></p> elba fire Mon, 20 Apr 2015 16:05:34 +0000 Billie Owens 47467 at 'Emerson Building' consignment store on fire in Pembroke, Alleghany and Phelps roads <p>A structure fire is reported on Alleghany Road at the &quot;Emerson Building,&quot; Pembroke, consignment store. It is believed to be electrical in nature. Power is off. National Grid advised. Traffic will be stopped at Route 77 (Alleghany Road) and Phelps Roads, Indian Falls. Fire departments from Pembroke, East Pembroke, Indian Falls, Alabama, Oakfield, Corfu, Darien and Town of Batavia are called to respond.</p> <p>UPDATE 1:20 a.m.: City of Batavia&#39;s first platoon is called to its headquarters. The structure on fire is described as located between a house and a barn and they are &quot;using the consignment store as the address.&quot;</p> <p>UPDATE 1:27 a.m.: The property owner has a generator near the house and is told to come in and shut it down, too. &quot;We&#39;ve got nothing (firefighting capability) on the backside of this and I need something on the front.&quot; The response is they are awaiting &quot;more interiors&quot; (crew) to the scene.</p> <p>UPDATE 1:29 a.m.: A Crittenden tanker is asked to start to the scene in non-emergency mode.</p> <p>UPDATE 1:38 a.m.: Command asks that the crew from Newstead be told to bring in a thermal imaging camera. Establishing a draft to charge one or more of the water lines appears to be difficult.</p> <p>UPDATE 1:39 a.m.: Elba is asked to stand by in East Pembroke&#39;s fire hall. A 65-gallon drum near the fire scene has caused firefighters some pause, but the owner reports it is empty. However, there IS a full or partially full propane tank inside a building, he reports. Both lines that are charged &quot;are pushing water,&quot; says a firefighter. The actual address is given as 7887 Alleghany Road.</p> <p>UPDATE 1:45 a.m.: &quot;We are having an issue with the hydrant here, and we&#39;re changing locations,&quot; says a firefighter. Dispatch says the fire is reported to be knocked down (under control).</p> <p>UPDATE 1:53 a.m.: Google Maps show the location as north of Housekneckt Road, well south of Schafer Potato Farms. &quot;It looks like the main part of the fire is out,&quot; a firefighter tells command.</p> <p>UPDATE 1:56 a.m.: A secondary draft has been established as they continue to squelch the blaze.</p> <p>UPDATE 2:12 a.m.: They are doing overhaul at the site. There will be no further posts on this incident unless warranted.</p> fire indian falls Sun, 19 Apr 2015 05:15:04 +0000 Billie Owens 47458 at Possible chimney fire reported on Horseshoe Lake Road, Stafford <p>A &quot;possible chimney fire&quot; is reported at 5405 Horseshoe Lake Road, Stafford. The caller reports she closed the damper but flames can still be seen coming the chimney outside. The location is between West Lake Road and East Lake Road. Stafford fire is responding along with mutual aid from the Town of Batavia.</p> <p>UPDATE 7:04 p.m.: Fire command calls for a thermal camera to the scene.</p> <p>UPDATE 7:33 p.m.: Problem resolved. Stafford assignment is back in service.</p> fire Stafford Sat, 18 Apr 2015 23:00:33 +0000 Billie Owens 47457 at Fire reported on Lovers Lane Road, Town of Batavia <p>Heavy smoke and flames are confirmed in the area of 8487 Lovers Lane Road. Town of Batavia fire is responding.</p> batavia fire Thu, 16 Apr 2015 00:36:44 +0000 Billie Owens 47417 at Debris fire reported on Darien Alexander TL Road <p>Law enforcement on scene confirms a caller&#39;s report about black smoke from a debris fire at 10700 Darien Alexander Townline Road. Darien fire is responding.</p> <p>UPDATE 5:04 p.m.: Fire is out. Darien assignment is back in service.</p> Darien fire Wed, 15 Apr 2015 20:20:38 +0000 Billie Owens 47415 at Vehicle found burning on reservation stolen from Akron resident <p>A vehicle found <a href="" target="_blank">burning in a field off Bloomingdale Road</a>, Basom, early yesterday morning, was stolen, according to Chief Deputy Jerome Brewster.</p> <p>The 2002 Ford F150 pickup was stolen from a residence on Draper Road, Akron.</p> <p>The fire was reported at 4:43 a.m. and the truck was completely engulfed by the time first responders arrived on scene.</p> <p>The criminal investigation is being handled by the Erie County Sheriff&#39;s Office.</p> <p>Alabama fire handled the call.</p> Basom Alabama crime fire Tue, 14 Apr 2015 17:57:36 +0000 Howard B. Owens 47397 at Car on fire in field off Bloomingdale Road <p>A car is reportedly on fire in a field in the area of 986 Bloomingdale Road, Basom.</p> <p>A chief on scene reports the car is well off the road.</p> <p>Alabama fire is responding.</p> <p>UPDATE 5 a.m.: A deputy is in route.</p> <p>UPDATE 6:11 a.m.: Alabama fire had cleared the scene. Now there&#39;s a report of a field fire in the same location. Alabama fire responding.</p> Basom Alabama fire Mon, 13 Apr 2015 08:56:51 +0000 Howard B. Owens 47367 at Enclosed porch on fire at house on Sautell Road, North Bergen <p>An enclosed porch attached to a house is reportedly on fire at 5995 Sautell Road. Bergen fire and Mercy medics are responding. Everyone is out of the structure, according to the caller. The location is between North Bergen and Warboys roads.</p> <p>UPDATE 10:18 p.m.: Fire out. Ventilating.</p> <p>UPDATE 10:38 p.m: Picking up equipment and preparing to leave.</p> bergen fire Mon, 13 Apr 2015 01:49:12 +0000 Billie Owens 47366 at House fire at Roanoke and Keller roads, Pavilion, said to be controlled burn <p>A possible controlled burn of a residence is reported at Roanoke and Keller Road, Pavilion. A state trooper in the area saw a house burning and stopped and talked to people at the site who informed him that they had called authorities to say they were doing a controlled burn there, but Genesee County dispatchers say they have no such record or information. Pavilion fire is responding.</p> fire Pavilion Fri, 03 Apr 2015 17:24:02 +0000 Billie Owens 47270 at Field fire on Swamp Road, Bergen <p>A field fire is reported at 7939 Swamp Road. Bergen fire department is called.</p> <p>UPDATE 2:17 p.m.: The caller told dispatch he was burning trash and now the blaze is moving toward his neighbor&#39;s house.</p> <p>UPDATE 2:30 p.m.: Mutual aid is requested from Byron, Le Roy and Stafford fire departments. Each is asked to send in a brush truck.</p> <p>UPDATE 2:43 p.m.: Holley and Churchville were also called and are now put back in service along with Stafford.</p> <p>UPDATE 3:06 p.m.: The fire is out and the assignment is back in service.</p> bergen fire Thu, 02 Apr 2015 18:14:07 +0000 Billie Owens 47259 at Photos: Maple Road house fire, Pembroke <p><img alt="" src="/files/users/328/2015/3-26-15_mg_5056.1.jpg" /></p> <p>At 9:45 this evening, a resident reported smoke coming from a house at 285 Maple Road, Pembroke. Heavy smoke was coming from the kitchen area, reported Pembroke Fire Chief Jamie Waff. The house was vacant at the time of the fire. Pembroke, Corfu, Newstead, Indian Falls, Alabama, and the Town of Batavia fire companies were on the scene.</p> <p>UPDATE 11:49 p.m.: Fire Chief Waff says there is smoke and fire damage in kitchen area caused by the improper dispose of polyurethane rags. Owners were notified upon arrival.</p> <p><img alt="" src="/files/users/328/2015/3-26-15_mg_5057.1.jpg" /></p> <p><img alt="" src="/files/users/328/2015/3-26-15_mg_5054.1.jpg" /></p> <p><img alt="" src="/files/users/328/2015/3-26-15_mg_5052.1.jpg" /></p> blog email fire news pembroke print steve ognibene's blog Fri, 27 Mar 2015 03:41:04 +0000 Steve Ognibene 47188 at House fire reported on Maple Road, Pembroke <p>A house fire at 285 Maple Road, Pembroke, has gone to a second alarm.</p> <p>Pembroke and Indian Falls fire departments dispatched. Alabama filling in at Indian Falls.</p> <p>City fire Fast Team dispatched.</p> <p>Smoke and flames seen from the eaves.</p> <p>UPDATE 10:14 p.m.: Corfu, Darien and Town of Batavia also dispatched.</p> <p>UPDATE 10:20 p.m.: Tankers released from response.</p> <p>UPDATE 10:26 p.m.: Darien 45 requested to the scene to assist with rehab.</p> fire pembroke Fri, 27 Mar 2015 02:14:19 +0000 Howard B. Owens 47187 at Car fire at residence in Oakfield <p>A car fire is reported at&nbsp;55 Garibaldi Ave., Oakfield.&nbsp;</p> <p>A chief on scene reports a working car fire.&nbsp;</p> <p>Oakfield fire dispatched.&nbsp;</p> <p>4:31 a.m.: Oakfield command reports the fire is out.&nbsp;</p> fire Oakfield Thu, 26 Mar 2015 08:17:18 +0000 Howard B. Owens 47174 at Car fire on eastbound Thruway causing traffic snarl <p>A car fire with flames showing is reported on the eastbound Thruway at mile marker 394.4 and it is causing a traffic jam. Town of Batavia Fire Department is responding. Traffic is said to be backed up to exit 48A.</p> <p>UPDATE 4:57 p.m.: Fire is knocked down. Responders en route told to take it easy.</p> batavia fire Sun, 22 Mar 2015 20:47:20 +0000 Billie Owens 47131 at