Albion resident sets furniture on fire in yard, with flames spreading to house

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 6 November 2020 at 4:31 pm

Photos by Tom Rivers

ALBION – Firefighters check to make sure a fire is out at 14050 Route 31 in Albion. A resident set furniture and some belongings on fire outside of the house, and the flames spread to the side of the residence, a state trooper said at the scene.

Firefighters were called to the scene at about 3:30 with Albion, Barre, Carlton and Medina all responding.

The fire caused a section of Route 31, from King Street to State School Road, to be closed to traffic.

The state trooper on the scene said a resident would be facing charges for starting the fire. No other information is available.

The fire caused significant damage to the side of the house.

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