On December 2, 2007, a fire destroyed a local business owner's residence, leaving him and his family homeless. The fire broke out around 2 p.m. at the Fahy family home on Campbell Street in Sauquoit. The family owns the business Fahy Kitchens.
According to firefighters the blaze started in a garage connected to the home and quickly spread throughout the structure. Multiple fire departments responded to the fire including Sauquoit, Clayville and Willowvale.