At 7:34 PM on Monday, Angelica and Birdsall Fire Departments have responded and called for assistance from many adjoining fire departments for a fire at 3356 Joe McMahon Road in the Town of Birdsall.
The address is the location of several stuctures and trailers of a business called the Birdsall Bargain Barn.
8:14 PM--Birdsall Chief reports fire under control. Fire investigators have been dispatched to the scene.
Olean Times Herald update:
BIRDSALL — Three storage trailers at a furniture manufacturing business were destroyed by fire Monday evening.
At about 7:30 p.m., a fully involved structure fire was reported at Birdsall Bargain Barn at 3356 Joe McMahon Road.“We could see the smoke from our village, and that’s 9 miles away,” said Angelica Hose Co. Chief John Werner, whose department was among five assisting the Birdsall Volunteer Fire Co.
No one was injured. Werner said the ignited trailers were loaded with mattresses and lumber.
“They were near one of the storage barns that they have,” he said.
Werner said it took firefighters an hour and a half to get the blaze under control.