House Fire Fought in New York


On Nov. 1, at approximately 11:49 p.m., Caledonia Fire Dept, Caledonia Ambulance along with automatic mutual assistance from Mumford Fire Dept. and York Fire Dept. responded to 2896 McCorkindale Rd in the Town of Caledonia for the structure fire with people trapped.

While enroute, Caledonia Deputy Chief John Murray was advised by dispatch a Sheriff’s Deputy was on location with all occupants out of the structure.

Deputy Chief Murray found light smoke showing from a two-and-a-half story wood frame house.

Since there are no hydrants in the area, numerous area departments were called for a tanker shuttle.

Interior crews encountered heavy fire on the first and second floors.

While fighting the fire on the second floor, crews experienced a partial floor collapse. The fire was brought under control in approximately 40 minutes.

Unfortunately, the house suffered significant smoke, fire and water damage throughout and is a complete lose.

Other Fire departments responding to the scene or providing fill-ins were: Avon Fire Dept, East Avon Fire Dept, Clifton Fire Dept, Cuylerville Fire Dept, Lima Fire Dept, Cuylerville Fire Dept, Scottsville Fire Dept, Churchville Fire Dept, Pavilion Fire Dept, Leroy Fire Dept, Stafford Fire Dept, Leicester Fire Dept, Mt Morris Fire Dept.

Also assisting was Avon Ambulance, Leroy Ambulance, and Henrietta Ambulance.

All occupants are being assisted by American Red Cross. The cause of the fire is still under investigation by the Livingston County Sheriff’s Department and Livingston County Emergency Management Office.