Dramatic Firefighter’s View of West Corners Blaze
Video from a fire department captain's helmet-mounted camera shows the early response to a blaze that damaged a West Corners home.
The edited recording - which runs about two minutes - shows a fire department unit arriving at the scene on Leon Drive on Sunday afternoon.
No injuries were reported in the fire but the house sustained extensive damage.
The Maine-Endwell School District is assisting the family who lived in the home. According to the district, teacher Maria Buchanan and her family lost everything as a result of the fire.
Buchanan is a special education teacher at Maine Memorial Elementary School. A district spokeswoman said donations are being collected for the Buchanan family.
Donations of money, gift cards, clothing and household items may be dropped off at any Maine-Endwell school. Furniture items may be brought to Maine Memorial.
Size information: Boys - Clothing size 7, shoe size 12 and 1. Women's - Pants size 10, shirt size LG or XL and also 2X. Men's - XL.
Monetary donations may be directed to the Buchanan Family Fund at NBT Bank, P.O. Box 187, Maine, NY 13802.
More information about the effort to help the family may be obtained by calling the school at 607.862.3263.
This is the video posted by the West Corners Fire Department.
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