Update: The Village of Bath Volunteer Fire Department has come out with more information regarding a structure fire in the village on Friday.
According to the release, fire units were sent to the fire around 11:30 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 6, and reported heavy smoke coming from the attic area of the structure on Delaware Street.
The Bath Fire Department said that they knew an elderly individual had lived in the home, but said they didn’t believe that they were there at the time of the fire.
Firefighters were met with flames coming from the home toward the back of the house, specifically coming from a back sliding door.
Numerous teams worked together to suppress the fire, and had it under control in around 25 minutes from the time units were dispatched.
The Bath Fire Department said that no persons were injured in the fire, but some pets were lost as a result of the fire.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation by the Steuben County Fire Investigation Team.
BATH, N.Y. (WETM) — Numerous crews in Steuben County were dispatched to the scene of a house fire in Bath on Friday, Oct. 6.
The fire took place inside a home on Delaware Street in the village with images from the scene taken by an 18 News reporter around 1 p.m. showing the fire to be out, but the home damaged.
Fire Crews and police could be seen around the home as some of the upper windows on the house were broken and the door was left open.
It’s unaware if there were any injuries caused by the fire or what started it.
This is a developing situation, more information will be released as it becomes available to us.