The site of a fatal fire in Vestal is bare.

The Skylark Motel near Vestal’s Four Corners has been demolished.

The motel’s owner died in the fire in mid-March.

The blaze is blamed on an electric space heater that was located close to combustible material in the office in the lobby area of the motel.

The owner and his wife were sleeping in a unit above the lobby when the fire broke out.