Shed fire spreads, damages two homes in Syracuse
SYRACUSE, N.Y. —
A shed fire spread and damaged two homes in Syracuse on Wednesday afternoon.
According to Onondaga County 911, firefighters were dispatched to the to Hazelwood Avenue around 12:55 p.m. on Wednesday. When officials arrived, they said a shed between two homes was fully engulfed and spreading to the houses on either side.
District Fire Chief Colin Duffy said the majority of the damage is to the siding on the outside of the homes and that the smoke could be seen from Erie Boulevard.
Duffy added that National Grid was working to restore gas and electricity to the homes. He said while the homes sustained damage, he was hopeful the residents would be able to spend the night at home.
According to officials, there are no reported injuries, and the occupants were not home at the time of the fire.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation.