Firefighters from several area companies responded to a fire Saturday afternoon at a trailer located at 8 Park Avenue in Afton. The fire started in a Dryer fire, and quickly spread to being fully involved. Afton, Bainbridge Sidney, Coventry and Harpursville Fire departments responded, no injuries were reported.
Chenango County Sheriff’s Office responded to a structure fire at the Chenango county BOCES campus last Monday morning. Deputies arrested a 15 year old Female from Sidney, and 17 year old male from Norwich, on charges of 2nd degree Arson, Criminal Mischief, Reckless Endangerment, 4th degree Conspiracy and Endangering the Welfare of a Child. The 2 are accused of starting a fire in a bathroom at BOCES by lighting a towel dispenser on fire. The fire was contained minutes after and there was minor damage. The Juvenile female was issued an appearance ticket and released to a parent, the male was arraigned in the Town of Norwich court and is being held on $1000 cash bail. Both are scheduled to appear in court at a later date.
The American Red Cross of the Southern Tier will host a Babysitter’s Training class for youth ages 11 to 15 from today from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM at the Red Cross office at 620 East Main Street in Endicott. more information is available at 1-800-733-2767, or redcross.org