October 21, 2021

Lapeer community pitches in

August 4, 2021

Bang, bang, bang. The distant echo of hammers hitting wood traveled Tuesday afternoon from 350 Hunts Corners Road in Lapeer. A day — just 15 hours, actually — after a fire left the house uninhabitable, […]

Fire in Solon destroys home

May 11, 2021

A fire that drew most of the departments in Cortland County was quickly doused Monday evening, but the home was still destroyed, Cortlandville Fire Chief Gere Henry said. The cause of the fire, which also […]

One found dead in suspicious Cuyler fire

April 5, 2021

One person was found dead Monday morning after a fire in a home on Route 13 near Crains Mills Road in Cuyler, state police said. Cuyler Fire Department was first on the scene following a […]

Kerosene heater suspected in fire

March 3, 2021

A kerosene heater is the likely cause of a fire Monday night at 35 Maple Ave., Cortland firefighters said, but the cause remains under investigation, even as one of the occupants suffered third-degree burns. Firefighters […]

Fire ravages Maple Ave. house

March 1, 2021

Firefighters remained on the scene Monday night of a fire at 35 Maple Ave., Cortland. The fire, reported at 7:30 p.m., was under control by 8:35 p.m. However, flames had broken through the roof of […]

11 left homeless in Willet fire

November 6, 2020

Eleven people are homeless after a fire this morning in Willet destroyed a house. No injuries were reported in the fire, which was discovered about 7:33 a.m. Firefighters from Killawog, Willet, Cincinnatus, Marathon and Smithville […]

Fire destroys ‘Peak’ building

March 4, 2020

The cause of a fire Tuesday that destroyed a Greek Peak Mountain Resort storage barn on Page Green Road in Virgil is still under investigation, said Virgil Deputy Fire Chief Jereme Stiles. Cortlandville, Dryden, Marathon, […]

Cause of fire sought

January 29, 2020

The silence around the burned house Tuesday at 15 Church St. was interrupted only by the sharp sound of debris that Dennis Ware, a fire investigator with Ware Investigation Services, was shifting from place to […]

4 people homeless after fire

December 16, 2019

At least four people are being assisted by the Red Cross after a fire Saturday afternoon forced them from their home. Cortland City firefighters, with aid from a Cortlandville ladder truck, responded at 3:45 p.m. […]

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