Corning apartment buildings suffer extensive fire damage, Mom and two children without a home


CORNING, N.Y. (WETM) – Members of the Guerin family are uninjured, But have lost everything.

As of today, Jordan says she’s in better spirits with her family’s help as well as the community reaching out and showing their support.
She says it’s taking a lot of stress off her back.

Early Thursday morning, a fire in Corning set ablaze to two apartment buildings, which are now deemed uninhabitable.

According to Corning Fire Chief Brad Davis, crews responded to the buildings on the 300 block of E. Market Street Extension around 5:24 a.m.

The rear of the first and second floors of one building and the rear of the second floor of a second building was affected, and the Red Cross is assisting tenants affected. Including a mother and her two children. A GoFundMe page has been set up for the family.

One firefighter suffered a minor injury but is expected to be fine.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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