Chimney fire rekindles at historic home on Ridge Road in Gaines

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 29 January 2023 at 12:54 pm

Photo by Tom Rivers

ALBION – Firefighters are working to stop a rekindled chimney fire this afternoon at 14001 Ridge Rd. in Gaines.

Firefighters were dispatched to the historic home from 1825 at about 2:30 a.m. They were called back at about noon today after there was smoke and heat in the insulation and the trusses of the attic.

Albion, Medina and Carlton firefighters are at the scene of the home owned by the Mack family. The site is at the intersection with Route 279 (Gaines-Waterport Road).