Fire Breaks Out at Middlesex Town Barns


Firefighters from Middlesex, Rushville, Potter, Penn Yan, Benton, Crystal Springs, and Branchport departments were called in to battle a huge fire at the Middlesex Highway Barns on Mill Street around 9:30 Friday night. The damage was extensive. Three dump trucks were damaged in the blaze, one of which is a total loss. There was also smoke and fire damage to the Southern portion of the Highway Barns. The case was turned over to the Yates County Fire Inspection Team.
Firefighters from throughtout the Finger Lakes were called in to battle a huge fire at the Middlesex Town Barns Friday night. There's no word at this hour on the amount of damage but at least one witness said it's believed two of the town's snowplows were damaged extensively. The town board is expected to meet Saturday to determine what steps to take next. 

Firefighters braved bitter cold temperature to put out the blaze. We're still working on obtaining information about this fire, but wanted to share with you some photos that reader Lance Robinson of Potter sent along along with WHAM13 photojournalist Will Morgan (@wmorgan13wham).

We will have more on this story throughout the weekend.

                                      Photo courtesy of Will Morgan (@WMorgan13Wham)

                                                       Photos courtesy of Lance Robinson



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