Destroyed By Fire

WESTFIELD – Seven fire departments responded to an early-morning blaze Tuesday that demolished two structures in Westfield.

At about 4:30 a.m., firefighters were called to 7721 Martin Wright Road for a barn fire.

According to David Davies, Westfield Fire Department First Assistant Chief, the structure was fully involved when the firefighters arrived.

The house also became fully involved, and both structures were termed a total loss. A husband and wife were at home at the time of the fire.

There were no injuries to either the occupants or the emergency personnel.

Fire departments from Brocton, Portland, Fredonia, Mayville, Ripley and Hartfield came to the aid of Westfield. The sheriff’s investigative team as well as Chautauqua County Tech Rescue also were on site.

Investigators determined the fire was electrical in origin. It was ruled accidental.