Fire causes restaurant roof to collapse (with photos)

By Chelsea Bishop

August 29, 2013 Updated Aug 30, 2013 at 9:24 AM EST

Hancock, NY (WBNG Binghamton) Several crews worked into the early morning hours Friday fighting a fire that gutted the Bluestone Grill.

Fire crews were called at approximately 10:30 p.m. Thursday to the restaurant at 56 West Main St. in Hancock.

It's believed the restaurant was closed at the time.

Crews from across Delaware County and Wayne County responded to the scene, including Hancock, Deposit, Walton, East Branch, Equinunk and Northern Wayne fire departments. Crews were asked to help fight the fire from the inside, but were called back when the roof began to collapse

According to witnesses, it collapsed around midnight.

There were no reported injuries, and there was minimal damage to surrounding homes.

The flames were extinguished around 4:15 a.m. Friday.

New York State Police and county fire coordinators were called to the scene.

Deleware County fire investigators are looking into the cause.

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