Electrical Issue Sparks Chautauqua County House Fire 

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POMFRET – An electrical issue sparked a northern Chautauqua County house fire on Saturday night. 

Several fire departments responded to a structure fire at 4548 Van Buren Road in the Town of Pomfret around 6:45 p.m. Saturday.  

The Chautauqua County Fire Investigation Team later responded to determine the fire’s origin. 

Through an investigation, fire investigators determined the blaze is electrical in nature, caused by a faulty electrical cord within the residence. 


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