Homeowner extinguishes house fire

Staff Writer
The Chronicle Express

The Dundee Fire Department, with assistance from the Penn Yan and Himrod Fire Departments, responded to a reported house fire at a house owned by Warren E. Wood II, 35, at 1140 Sprout Hill Road in the town of Starkey at 3:21 March 14. Yates County Sheriff’s Deputy Jeffrey Rider reports Wood  was able to extinguish the fire before emergency personnel arrived on the scene. Fire damage was contained to a single wall and the owner’s family was able to get out without injury. Fire fighters removed smoke from the house and determined the fire was completely extinguished.