Ithaca Fire Department

Furnace blamed for Collegetown apartment building fire

December 27, 2017

The Ithaca Fire Department says firefighters responded to a five-story apartment building on Linden Avenue in Collegetown to investigate a fire alarm, and “as they got up to the 5th floor, they found heavy smoke in the hallway.” [...]

Truck crash into pole closes Route 13 south of Ithaca

December 8, 2017

Route 13 is closed between Route 13A (5 Mile Drive) and 7 Mile Drive south of Ithaca, after a box truck crashed into a utility pole near the Rodeway Inn, in the 600 block of Elmira Road. Department of Transportation officials say the highway could be closed for up to two hours. [...]

Quick arson arrest in early-morning Ithaca fire

November 22, 2017

The Ithaca Police Department says an arrest has been made in connection with the fire that occurred on Hudson Street early this morning. Joshua Reeves of Dryden has been charged with arson in the first degree. [...]

Occupants safe in overnight fire on Ithaca’s south hill

November 22, 2017

The Ithaca Fire Department spent about two hours bringing a residential fire under control at 120 Hudson Street in the wee hours of Wednesday morning. “All of the occupants escaped the building prior to the arrival of the fire department,” says IFD. [...]
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