Hay Fire T/ Fayette

 The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports on 07/26/2019 at approximately  9:15 pm Sheriff’s Deputies along with the Fayette Fire Department responded to 1811 Leader Rd for a fire outside.  Deputies report that a hay stack caught fire after an ember from a burning stump landed on the hay stack catching it on fire. The owner 27 year old Israel R Stoltzfus, stated that he left the fire unattended for a short period of time and when he returned the hay was already on fire. The fire crews on scene extinguished the flames but the loss is estimated at Approx $1000 .  The owner is fully insured, and no injuries were reported.