Carlton home destroyed by fire last night

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 15 December 2021 at 7:58 am

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CARLTON – Multiple fire departments responded to a house fire late last night at 1375 Waterport Rd. in Carlton.

The Carlton Volunteer Fire Company was dispatched to the scene at 11:52 p.m. with other nearby departments soon called for mutual aid.

No one was injured from the fire but the house is a total loss. The Orleans County Department of Public Works is assisting with heavy machinery to safely take down the structure.

UPDATE at 10:28 a.m.: The home was owned by Scott Foley. Brad Chasey and Hailey Falls were living in the house but were not home at the time the fire started. They are being assisted by the American Red Cross.

Carlton, Lyndonville, Medina Albion, COVA, Ridgeway Shelby, Kendall, Orleans County Emergency Management, Orleans County DPW, the Orleans County Fire Investigation Unit, and Orleans County Sherriff’s Office all responded to the scene. East Shelby, Murray and Barre were all placed on standby to cover calls across the county.

The fire is still under investigation by the OC Fire Investigation Unit.