Fire damages a home in Herkimer overnight

By WKTV News

HERKIMER N.Y.-- One home in Herkimer is damaged after flames ripped through the back of the residence around 12 a.m. on Friday.

Both Herkimer and Ilion Fire Departments responded to the scene. Crews say all of the residents living in the home were rescued and no on was injured.

Firefighters were able to contain and extinguish the fire quickly, putting it out in just over an hour.
Officials say they acted fast in order to prevent other nearby homes from catching fire.

The cause of the incident is still under investigation, but WKTV will bring you more information as it becomes available.

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