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Owners of Bridgewater home struck by suspicious fire offering reward

BRIDGEWATER, N.Y. (WKTV) - The owners of a burned-out house on Route 8 in Bridgewater are using it as a billboard in an attempt to catch the person who torched their house. Read more »

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Overnight fire destroys home in Bridgewater

BRIDGEWATER, N.Y. (WKTV) - A massive fire destroyed a vacant home in Bridgewater overnight. Read More »

Park Ave fire under investigation in Utica

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - A home in the city of Utica has been damaged after fire broke out in the attic just after 3 a.m. Tuesday. Read More »

Two charged with arson for fire at Rome bar

ROME, N.Y. (WKTV) - Two people have been charged with arson following a fire Saturday on West Dominick Street in Rome. Read More »

West Dominick Street fire in Rome under investigation

Authorities in the City of Rome are calling a fire on West Dominick Street suspicious and an investigation is underway. Read More »

Firefighters battle recycling plant blaze

EAST SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - Firefighters are battling a stubborn blaze at a Syracuse-area recycling business that authorities say could burn for days. Read More »

Frankfort FD compresses training course from several months to two weeks

FRANKFORT, N.Y. (WKTV) - Some local instructors and the Frankfort Fire Chief have worked out a way to squeeze a 96 hour basic training course, which normally lasts four to six months, into two weeks. Read More »

Firefighter suffers minor injury in fire at auto parts store

ONEIDA, N.Y. (WKTV) - A firefighter was injured while putting out flames at an auto parts store in the City of Oneida on Wednesday. Read More »

Crews battle fire in the Town of Stark

STARK, N.Y. (WKTV) - Multiple departments responded to the scene after a fire engulfed a home in the Town of Stark Wednesday morning. Read More »

Camp destroyed by fire in Town of Exeter

EXTER, N.Y. (WKTV) - Fire officials suspect that a hot water heater may be at fault for a hire that destroyed a camp in the Town of Exeter. Read More »

Three departments respond to McConnellsville fire

MCCONNELLSVILLE, N.Y. (WKTV) - Three fire departments responded to a fire in McConnellsville just before noon on Friday. Read More »

Arrest made in Schenectady fire that killed dad, 3 kids

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities have charged a Saratoga Springs man with starting the house fire that killed a father and three of his young children and left a fourth child in critical condition. Read More »

Three children, one adult dead in Schenectady fire

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities say four people, including three children, are dead after an early-morning fire swept through a house in Schenectady. Read More »

Firefighters investigating cause of pub fire in Rome

ROME, N.Y. (WKTV) - Fire crews are continuing to investigate the cause of a fire that destroyed the restaurant known as The Griff in the City of Rome. Read More »

RecruitNY looking for volunteer firefighters

CHADWICKS, N.Y. (WKTV) - Volunteer fire departments across the state, are looking for new members and hope a big recruitment drive next weekend will help. Read More »

Home destroyed by fire in West Laurens

WEST LAURENS, N.Y. (WKTV) - A house fire on YMCA Road in West Laurens had crews working into the night Tuesday. Read More »

Man charged with arson in connection to massive Boonville blaze

BOONVILLE, N.Y. (WKTV) - Police have charged a Boonville man with arson in connection to that massive blaze on March 28th that displaced 29 people. Read More »

Outdoor cooking appliance to blame for west Utica fire

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Officials say that a cooking appliance, more specifically a "smoker," in a garage is to blame for the west Utica fire on Sunday on Fincke avenue. Read More »

Investigation into suspicious fires at former Duofold factory

ILION, N.Y. (WKTV) - An investigation is now underway to determine who set numerous fires inside the former Morgan Duofold Factory in Ilion on Wednesday. Read More »

Westmoreland fire confined to attached garage

WESTMORELAND, N.Y. (WKTV) - An attached garage sustained smoke damage following a fire Monday morning in Westmoreland. Read More »

Residents, dogs escape safely from Monday fire in Clinton

CLINTON, N.Y. (WKTV) - Four people and two dogs safely escaped from a house fire in Clinton on Monday morning. Read More »

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