Fire severely damaged Maine home

By Erika Mahoney

Credit: MGN Online

Fire severely damaged Maine home

December 8, 2013 Updated Dec 9, 2013 at 12:59 AM EDT

Town of Maine, NY (WBNG Binghamton) A fire severely damaged a Maine home Sunday.

The Town of Maine Fire Department responded to the fire at 795 Tiona Road around 1:15 p.m.

According to Louis Richardson, fire chief, four people were inside the home at the time of the fire, but all were able to get outside.

Richardson said five other departments responded to help. Crews had the fire contained to the front bedroom and front porch within fifteen minutes.

Richardson said the fire burned through the roof of the house. He also said the home sustained minimal smoke and water damage.

The fire is still under investigation.

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