A massive fire that wrecked a downtown Binghamton furniture store may have started in a delivery area.
The blaze at Ellis Brothers at 162 Water Street was discovered shortly after seven o'clock this morning.
Assistant fire chief Mark Whalen says the business owner told fire department officials he received an alarm "a little after seven...
The Ellis Brothers furniture store on Water Street in downtown Binghamton was gutted by fire on Wednesday.
No injuries were reported in the blaze, which was discovered around 7:30 a.m.
Several nearby buildings were evacuated as a precaution...
A month-long criminal investigation led to three arrests in connection to a May 1 fire in Hartwick.
Claud Folds, 63, Jeremy Folds, 20, both of Hartwick, and Adelbert Cleveland, 48, of Cooperstown, are each charged with 3rd degree arson, 2nd degree insurance fraud and 4th degree conspiracy.
New York conservation officials say continuing dry weather has raised the danger of wildfires and is advising rural and suburban residents that all residential brush burning is prohibited during the usually high fire risk period through May 14.