Electrical Issues Blamed For Starting Ellery Barn Blaze

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ELLERY – Electrical issues are blamed for a barn fire in the Town of Ellery on Sunday.

The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Fire Investigation Team announced the news.

Investigators determined the fire originated within a small animal barn which contained goats and chickens on Ellery Centralia Road.

The fire was a result of an electrical issue within the barn.

Luckily, the goats and several chickens were saved by the owners and community members who stopped to assist.


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