Pellet stove fire causes damage to Rome garage

A garage was damaged by fire Wednesday morning in the City of Rome.

Posted: Nov 18, 2020 12:11 PM
Updated: Nov 18, 2020 3:03 PM

ROME, NY - A garage was damaged by fire Wednesday morning in the City of Rome.

Oneida County 911 reports firefighters were called to Scott Avenue around 8:42 a.m. for a structure fire. Witnesses say smoke and flames were visible.

The Rome Fire Department says the garage, which is owned by Mac Contracting, contained a backhoe and some trucks which were damaged by the fire. However, the building can be repaired.

The owner of the building tells NewsChannel 2 the fire started in a pellet stove and spread to other parts of the garage.

No injuries were reported.

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