Home engulfed in smoke and flames; multiple crews called to scene

Several departments rushed to the scene after heavy smoke and flames were reported at a home on Mullen Hill Road in the town of Western Tuesday.

Posted: Aug 24, 2021 1:17 PM
Updated: Aug 24, 2021 3:40 PM

WESTERN, N.Y. – Several departments rushed to the scene after heavy smoke and flames were reported at a home on Mullen Hill Road in the town of Western Tuesday.

The fire was reported just before 11:30 a.m., and mutual aid was called to the scene less than 10 minutes later.

When NEWSChannel 2 arrived to the scene, the smoke was so thick it was hard to even see the home.

Fire officials say no one was home at the time, and no injuries were reported.

The house is a total loss.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

This is a developing story and will be updated when more information becomes available.

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