Fire leaves family of five homeless in Lewis County

Published Apr 20, 2017 at 4:00pm

CONSTABLEVILLE — A family of five has been left homeless after their mobile home burned down Wednesday
morning, acccording to fire
officials.

Fire officials said neighbors reported the fire at 3556 West Road shortly before 10 a.m. after seeing smoke coming out the mobile home windows.

Volunteers from three departments responded to the scene, but the firefighters were unable to save the Millard residence, the fire authorities stated.

Several family pets perished in the blaze, the fire officials added.

Officials said there was significant heat, smoke and water damage and most of the contents of the home were destroyed in the blaze.

The Red Cross was notified to assist the Millard family, which consists of two adults and three children, officials stated, adding that the family did not have insurance.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation, officials said, adding that no one was injured in the fire.

The Constableville, Turin and Lyons Falls fire departments responded.