Lakefront Loss

ELLERY – A Crosswinds home appears to be a complete loss following a structure fire Wednesday.

Fire personnel were dispatched to 51 Marina Drive Extension in the Crosswinds complex around 8:40 p.m. Wednesday for a reported structure fire. Responding to the scene were Maple Springs, Fluvanna, Chautauqua, Bemus Point, Panama and Ellery Center fire departments. Gerry Fire Department was on standby.

Maple Springs Fire Department was able to use its tanker to pump water directly from Chautauqua Lake as a water source to fight the fire. Dozens of boaters gathered along the lake to watch firefighters work to put out the blaze.

Additional information about the fire was not immediately available.