Fire engulfs Eagle Harbor home

Posted 20 April 2014 at 12:00 am

Photos by Tom Rivers

EAGLE HARBOR – A house was destroyed by a fire early this morning in the hamlet of Eagle Harbor.

The blaze broke at about 12:30 a.m. and destroyed a house owned by Jeffrey Harding at 3424 West Barre-Eagle Harbor Rd.

Firefighters arrived on scene to see flames shooting through the roof of the house.

The fire could be seen from more than a mile away. The house was located south of the Erie Canal.

Dozens of firefighters were at the scene from the Albion, Barre and Medina Fire Departments.

The fire was mostly knocked down and under control not long after 1 a.m.

Sharon Harding comforts her son Jeffrey while firefighters put out a fire at his house.