Heater Burned Geneseo Woodworker’s Shop

GENESEO – The fire that consumed a talented woodworker's expanded garage and shop is so far thought to have started as an electrical fire in a heater. According to a press release from Geneseo Fire Chief Andrew Chanler, the emergency call went out at about 3:31 a.m. Thursday reporting a possible garage fire. "The garage was a two story structure with a wood shop and vehicle storage on first floor and recreation room on the second floor," … [Read more...]

Lima Resident Faces Felony for Garage Burglary

LIMA – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office arrested a Lima resident on a felony charge for allegedly stealing from a neighbor's garage. According to a press release from Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Jenna Craft, 36, was arrested for felony Burglary in the Third Degree and misdemeanor Petit Larceny. On Aug. 24, Sheriff Deputies were called to a residence on Lake Avenue on the Village of Lima where the homeowner reported … [Read more...]

Fire Destroys Nunda Garage


NUNDA – A fire destroyed a large garage on Tuesday. According to first responders, the garage was a total loss. The incident occurred on Rte. 15 (Creek Road). The Livingston County Sheriff's Office Road Patrol, Criminal Investigations Division and Forensic Identification Unit were on scene. Responding fire departments included Nunda and Dansville. Note: This story originally incorrectly said that the fire occurred in West Sparta. … [Read more...]

York Garage Burns after Jeep Trouble

YORK – A Jeep is to blame for a fire that destroyed an attached garage and nearly damaged a house on Telephone Friday afternoon. According to first responders on scene, at about 2:30 p.m. a man drove home and parked his Jeep near his garage, observing that its engine was not running very well. He went inside the house for a few minutes and when he returned, ready to take a closer look at the engine problem, the garage was on … [Read more...]

Firefighters Save Lakeville Garage from Sudden Blaze

LAKEVILLE – Firefighters made a quick save on a detached garage on Rochester Road that suddenly went up in flames Thursday afternoon. According to first responders on scene, no one lives at the residence but the property owner was in the home when the fire started near the back wall of the the garage. Firefighters quickly put out the fire, containing all of the damage to the garage's back wall. The structure was not considered a total … [Read more...]

Aimless Youth Shoots Arrow into Garage Roof

GENESEO – Geneseo Police have identified the person who apparently shot an arrow into the air so that it stuck into the roof of a garage on Ivy Lane in the Village of Geneseo. According to Geneseo Police Chief Eric Osganian, the subject is a 12-year-old boy who lives in the area. No charges were filed due to the youth's age. Geneseo Police have not had any problems with the youth in the past. The youth and his parents were talked to by … [Read more...]