STREAMING NOW: Watch Now

UPDATE: Barn fire in Frankfort deemed accidental

Barn fire on Clemons Road in Frankfort - June 14, 2018.

Fire officials say the cause of a fire that destroyed a barn on Clemens Road in Frankfort was accidental.

Posted: Jun 14, 2018 9:43 AM
Updated: Jun 14, 2018 5:16 PM

UPDATE: Fire officials say the cause of a fire that destroyed a barn on Clemens Road in Frankfort Thursday morning was accidental.

Officials say the homeowner was burning something on the property when the fire spread to the barn.

_________________________
(Previous coverage)

FRANKFORT – A barn was destroyed by fire in the town of Frankfort Thursday morning.

Several fire departments were called to a farm on Clemons Road just before 8:00 a.m. When firefighters arrived they found a barn, set back about 200 yards from the road, engulfed in flames.

NEWSChannel 2’s reporter on the scene says the barn has been completely destroyed, but was empty and abandoned at the time of the fire. Firefighters had to battle gusty winds while attempting to put out the fire, and the smoke from it could be seen from miles around.

NewsChannel 2 has calls out for more information on this fire. No word on any potential injuries or a cause at this time.

New York Coronavirus Cases

County data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 420860

Reported Deaths: 32774
CountyConfirmedDeaths
New York City22783223580
Suffolk437861998
Nassau436552194
Westchester362051447
Rockland13942674
Orange11159491
Erie8904671
Monroe4956285
Dutchess4607153
Onondaga3576200
Albany2595128
Oneida2146115
Ulster206292
Niagara149898
Sullivan148948
Putnam144963
Broome112669
Schenectady105837
Rensselaer76530
Saratoga75717
Columbia54037
Madison41217
Ontario36034
Warren30833
Orleans29854
Steuben29842
Fulton29624
Greene29218
Genesee2775
Herkimer2744
St. Lawrence2634
Washington25914
Chautauqua2539
Oswego2533
Wayne2503
Tompkins2340
Chenango2166
Tioga19325
Livingston1768
Montgomery1764
Chemung1713
Cattaraugus1656
Cayuga1522
Jefferson1420
Clinton1274
Wyoming1185
Otsego1165
Delaware1054
Cortland950
Seneca893
Allegany791
Schoharie690
Yates577
Essex550
Franklin540
Lewis410
Schuyler220
Hamilton80
Unassigned00
Utica
Clear
86° wxIcon
Hi: 86° Lo: 70°
Feels Like: 93°
Oneonta
Clear
86° wxIcon
Hi: 84° Lo: 69°
Feels Like: 87°
Herkimer
Clear
86° wxIcon
Hi: 88° Lo: 69°
Feels Like: 93°
Thendara
Clear
86° wxIcon
Hi: 81° Lo: 65°
Feels Like: 93°
WKTV Radar
WKTV Temperatures
WKTV Severe Weather
Click here to learn more about A Healthier Mohawk Valley
Ask EPLC Sweepstakes
Saluting Those Who Are Proud 2 Serve
Senior Send-Off brought to you by Herkimer College
WKTV Golf Card - Under 150 left