From The Telegram


There were some frantic emotions outside 400 Empire Avenue over the supper hour Monday as smoke and flames billowed from the rear of the burning home.


“At approximately 6:40 p.m. we received a call of for a house fire here on Empire Avenue and as the crews were arriving they witnessed smoke and flames coming from the rear of this home here behind me,” he told reporters after the fire had been knocked down. “They were able to get at the fire quickly and knock the fire down and they had it controlled in a very short period of time.”