Bathroom Fan Causes Fire In Vestal Mobile HomePosted: Updated:
An electrical fire caused extensive smoke damage to a mobile home behind Refabulous Furniture on the Vestal Parkway according to fire officials. Vestal firefighters responded to the alarm around 10am on Friday morning.
"There was heavy smoke in the trailer and the fire was up in the ceiling area," says First Assistant Fire Chief Douglas Rose.
First responders battled the fire quickly, packing up to leave the scene only 40 minutes after they got there. Ten minutes after that, Broome Fire Investigators found the cause: The bathroom ceiling fan. No one was home at the time of the fire.
Vestal firefighters responded to a trailer fire on Vestal Pkwy W. No one was home at the time, and investigators say the cause was electrical, the fire starting in a bathroom ceiling fan. pic.twitter.com/5QDFVzjHeO— Amy Hogan (@AmyHoganTV) April 6, 2018