BX resident flees burning home

Firefighters were called to the corner of BX and East Vernon roads at 10 p.m. Wednesday

A BX home suffered significant damage Wednesday evening to the master bedroom. (BX-Swan Lake Fire Department photo)

A BX resident was able to escape their burning house without any injuries.

Firefighters were called to the corner of BX and East Vernon roads at 10 p.m. Wednesday.

“There were three or four-foot flames shooting out of a bedroom window,” said Bill Wacey, BX-Swan Lake fire chief.

Crews immediately entered the house and were able to confine the blaze to the master bedroom.

“It was a fairly quick knockdown. They were able to access it quickly,” said Wacey.

The woman inside the home was able to get outside uninjured.

There is substantial smoke damage to the entire structure.

“There is minimal water damage throughout the house except for the master bedroom,” said Wacey.

The cause of the fire is under investigation but it’s believed to be accidental.


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