New York Mills firefighter treated for heat exhaustion during Whitestown fire

A New York Mills firefighter was treated for heat exhaustion after a fire broke out at 8618 Aitken Avenue in Whitestown.

Posted: Jul 4, 2020 8:04 PM
Updated: Jul 4, 2020 11:19 PM

WHITESTOWN- A New York Mills firefighter was treated for heat exhaustion after a fire broke out at 8618 Aitken Avenue in Whitestown.

Crews were called to the single-family home around 4:56 p.m. on Saturday.

Chief Richard Ulinski with the New York Mills Fire Department said the fire started on a wall outside of the home. He said it started between the first and second floor and spread to the attic.

No one was inside the home at the time.

Ulinski says renovations were being done to the home. He says the fire doesn't appear to be suspicious.

A New York Mills firefighter was treated for heat exhaustion.

Whitesboro Fire Department and Yorkville Fire Department assisted.

The cause is under investigation.

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