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Several departments fight house fire in Vernon

The fire scene on Bleeker Road in Vernon on 1-24-20 (WKTV photo)

Oneida County 911 says the first call came in at 12:29 p.m. for a report of a structure fire on Bleeker Road.

Posted: Jan 24, 2020 2:50 PM
Updated: Jan 24, 2020 2:53 PM

VERNON, NY - Several fire departments were called to the sceen of a house fire early Friday afternoon.

Oneida County 911 says the first call came in at 12:29 p.m. for a report of a structure fire on Bleeker Road, between Potash Hill Road and College Hill Road.

Multiple fire departments were subsequently called into assist with fighting the fire.

Fire officials on the scene tell NEWSChannel 2 said the homeowner was home at the time the fire started, but was able to get out safely. The homeowner says she saw smoke and fire in the kitchen, but was not cooking at the time.

The cause of the fire is under investigation. No injuries have been reported.

Stay with WKTV.com for more on this story as it develops.

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