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Thursday, January 21, 2016

Structure Fire South Side of Binghamton, New York 01.20.2016

(Binghamton, N.Y.) A house fire was reported at 7:31 p.m Wednesday night in Binghamton burned for hours. Police and fire crews were on scene according to Fire Chief Daniel Thomas, who stated it as a "very, very stubborn fire."
Firefighter crews responded to 106 Park Ave. to find a house that was fully engulfed in flames. "Upon arrival they found heavy fire showing here from the second floor," Binghamton Fire Chief Thomas said.

The home on fire was vacant with the Binghamton Fire Department firefighters working the fire as a defensive fire, Keeping the fire from spreading to surrounding structures.

"The cold conditions were one of the things we have had to be mindful of-- to keep the water moving through the hose lines. In fact, we've had several freeze-ups," Binghamton Fire Chief Daniel Thomas said, "That amount of fire, icy conditions-- we've had a couple firefighters slip."

"Anytime you're trying to fight a fire from the outside, until you can get that fire knocked down and get in to start to mop it up, it makes it difficult," Fire Chief Thomas said.

The blaze was contained by 9:00 p.m. to the house, with firefighters putting out hot spots, particularly around the roof line.

There were no reported injuries from the fire scene. The cause of this fire is still under investigation.

(The usual disclaimers: I am not a journalist; This is a blog that expresses an outlook and is not conclusive in any shape or manner.) 

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