Horseheads Thanksgiving house fire leaves garage severely damaged

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HORSEHEADS, N.Y. (WETM) – Crews responded to a house fire in the Town of Horseheads early Thursday morning.

According to the Horseheads Fire-Rescue Department, a third-alarm garage fire was reported at 5:11 a.m. on Stuart St., with Horseheads and Town & Country Fire both responding.

Crews assigned interior operations with extension and overhaul duties limiting the spread of the fire into the main part of the house. Town and Country Fire said Red Cross was called to the scene, but no one was injured in the fire.

Multiple Fire Departments responded to the blaze, including Horseheads Fire, Town and Country Fire, Elmira Heights Fire, Odessa Fire, and Erin Fire.

Town and Country Fire Deputy Chief John May said that the County Fire Investigators are still investigating the cause of the fire.

The Southport Fire Department assisted in the village and town cover-up while Horseheads and T & Country responded.

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