Plow Struck Garbage Truck in Avon

AVON – A snowplow and garbage truck collided on Rtes. 5 and 20 Wednesday morning. According to the East Avon Fire Department, the vehicles collided at 10:10 a.m. "A fuel tank on the garbage truck was struck causing a fuel spill," posted the East Avon Fire Department to Facebook. The East Avon Fire Department along with mutual aid from Lima. One lane of the road between Oak Openings and the NYSDEC Region 8 office was closed until the … [Read more...]

FEMA Awards East Avon Fire Dept. $28K to Upgrade Equipment

AVON – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that it will award the East Avon Fire Department with funds to upgrade their life-saving equipment. According to the East Avon Fire Department, they will soon be officially awarded $28,353 as a FEMA Assistance to Firefighters Grant. The funds will help upgrade and replace the five Automated External Defibrillators (AED's) and purchase a CPR machine. The fire department says … [Read more...]

Cigarette Starts Blaze at Livingston Apartments

UPDATE: Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty later clarified in a press release that it was in fact ashes from a marijuana pipe that caused the fire, which resulted in the arrest of a Honeoye Falls woman. LIMA – Investigators determined that a poorly discarded lit cigarette caused an afternoon blaze at the Livingston Apartments in Lima on Sunday. According to the East Avon Fire Department, they responded at 3:49 p.m. to the East Avon … [Read more...]

Driver Passes Out, Car Crashes in Ditch in Avon

AVON – A black SUV crashed into a ditch at about noon on Tuesday after its driver allegedly lost consciousness due to a preexisting medical condition. First responders confirmed to reporters on scene that the female driver became suddenly unconscious while apparently driving East on Triphammer Road, and veered to the right while crossing West Lake Road. The car came to rest in a ditch by West Lake Road. The driver was conscious by the time … [Read more...]