Press Release - Structure Fire
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on July 6th, 2016 at approximately 12:35pm Sheriff's Deputies responded to a Structure Fire located at 9181 Schier Rd in the Town of Covert. Deputies report that when they arrived the fire was extinguished by the Trumansburg Fire Dept. The house, owned by Mariah M. Plumlee age 36 of the same address sustained minor damage. The Trumansburg Fire Department was the lead agency and was also assisted by Interlaken Fire Department, and Trumansburg Ambulance assisted at the scene. There were no injuries reported from this fire. The cause of the fire was a cigarette that was discarded outside a second story window. The cigarette was smoldering and started the wood siding on fire. The damage was contained to the wood siding just below the the second story window.