Home Fire Caused By Burning Clothes

ELLICOTT-Fire crews responded to 2190 Peck Settlement Road on Monday for a reported home fire.

According to the Falconer Fire Department, the fire stemmed from burning clothes. An investigation is underway to determine how the clothes caught on fire.

Falconer, Kennedy and Kiantone fire crews responded to the scene at approximately 3:30 p.m. and doused the fire in about 15 minutes.

The extent of damage caused by the fire was minimal, a fire official said. One of the residents was at home during the time of the fire, but no injuries were reported.