Eight departments dispatched to house fire (with photos)

By Chelsea Bishop

March 4, 2014 Updated Mar 5, 2014 at 11:49 AM EDT

Whitney Point, NY (WBNG Binghamton) A Broome County man lost his home after a Tuesday morning fire.

The fire started around 3:35 am at 189 Eldridge Road, in Whitney Point.

Whitney Point Fire was assisted by several crews, including Lisle, Killawog, Chenango, Chenango Forks, Glen Aubrey, Maine, and Union Center.

According to Assistant Chief Nick Sculley of Whitney Point Fire, the home had heavy smoke and flames through the roof upon the crews' arrival.

He said it took approximately 45 minutes to completely extinguish the fire.

There were no injuries, but Sculley said the home was most likely a total loss.

Broome County Fire Investigators will look into the cause.

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