SLDN Friday News Briefs
VERY WARM AND MUGGY TODAY (FRIDAY). This weekend's high: mid-70's on Saturday and Sunday with 70% chance of rain on Saturday; 70% chance of storms on Sunday and Monday with a high on Monday of 58°.
ENGINE FIRE DESTROYS A TRACTOR-TRAILER hauling manure in Warsaw. The engine fire was blamed for the blaze which destroyed the big rig Thursday on Burns Road, Wyoming County Emergency Services officials said. The rig was on the road at 1:33 p.m. when it caught fire. It belonged to Titan Enterprises and was hauling manure. The truck was totally destroyed, officials said. Firefighers were at the scene for four hours. No injuries were reported. Cleanup of a resulting fuel spill is being overseen by the state Department of Environmental Conservation. Firefighters from Warsaw, Perry and Silver Springs responded, along with county Emergency Services personnel, the Wyoming County Hazmat Team, the Town of Warsaw Highway Department, Valley Sales & Service and the DEC.
PERRY HOME SUFFERS SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE in previously reported fire — According to Wyoming County Office of Emergency Services, a home at 61 Walker road in the Village of Perry, Town of Castile, sustained significant damage to the structure and the contents, after sparks from a power tool ignited materials in a basket on Friday afternoon May 6, 2022 at 1:34 p.m. The home was undergoing renovation work at the time of the fire and the home was occupied by the owners Joey and Estelle Safford. They will be staying with family members. Perry, Perry Center, Castile, Silver Springs and Perry EMS responded to the scene and were on location for 2.5 hours. Also assisting on scene, Wyoming County Emergency Service, Wyoming County Sheriff’s Department and NYSEG.