Newark Valley house a total loss

By Chelsea Bishop

Newark Valley house a total loss

October 21, 2013 Updated Oct 21, 2013 at 8:23 AM EDT

Newark Valley, NY (WBNG Binghamton) Eight fire crews respond to an early morning fire that destroyed a home.

The Newark Valley Fire Department was called out to the fire around 12:45 Monday morning, according to George Wahl, fire chief.

It happened at a home located at 4180 Route 38B.

A family of four were in the house at the time of the blaze, but were able to escape, according to the fire dept. No one was injured.

It took crews a few hours to completely extinguish the fire.

Tioga County Fire Investigators determined it to be a chimney fire.

A section of Route 38B was reduced to a single lane, but has since reopened.