Multiple crews on-scene of Whitesboro fire

The fire broke out around 5:10am Monday.

Posted: Aug 19, 2019 6:10 AM
Updated: Aug 19, 2019 1:10 PM

UPDATE: Fire crews say everyone who lived in the home got out safe but the family's cat is still unaccounted for.

"When we got here there was a fire on the left side of structure, the team was able to make an aggressive attack," Chief Peter Sobel, Whitesboro Fire Department said. "Unfortunately the fire had a head start on us, it had already spread up into the first floor and then up into the second floor and across into the attic. Not sure if the cat was able to get out but we have not located the cat inside."

The fire is still under investigation. 


WHITESBORO, N.Y. -- Multiple fire crews are currently on-scene of a house fire in Whitesboro.

The fire broke out around 5:10am Monday.

It's still not known if there are any injuries or if anyone was home at the time of the fire.

We do have our NEWSChannel 2 camera crews on-scene. 

Fire crews from Whitesboro, Maynard, Oriskany, New Hartford, and Yorkville are responding. National Grid is also being called in to assist with the power to the home.

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