Sidney home destroyed by fire

By Erika Mahoney

November 23, 2013 Updated Nov 23, 2013 at 11:47 PM EST

Sidney, NY (WBNG Binghamton) A Sidney home is destroyed after a fire Saturday afternoon.

Sidney Fire Department Chief Greg Peck Sr. said his team responded to 8 Gilbert Street around 3 p.m.

He called in backup because they were dealing with a fully involved structure fire.

The crews had the fire contained within 45 minutes, but the chief said the home is a total loss.

Peck said no one was living in the home.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.