ROME, N.Y – Fire crews battled a house fire on Oswego Road in Rome after they responded to a call around 12:45 p.m. Wednesday.
According to the Rome Fire Department, contractors working on the home noticed smoke coming from the eaves and called 911.
The fire spread quickly, engulfing the entire residence after smoke forced crews out of the home.
National Grid had to cut off power to the home as crews continued their work.
Hogsback and Oswego roads were blocked to traffic while the firtefighters worked at the scene.