Early Morning Fire Damages Johnson City Home
Fire officials are looking into the cause of an early morning blaze in the Village of Johnson City that began as a reported porch fire but spread into the building.
Firefighters were called to 51 Union Street on the south side of the village, a block north of Riverside Drive shortly before 3:30 a.m. February 3.
Three people were reportedly briefly trapped in the home but were able to get out. Medical crews were called to evaluate the residents for breathing difficulty.
Get our free mobile app
Officials requested a second alarm minutes into the incident. The fire was reported knocked down in about 20 minutes but not before the flames had progressed from the porch into the structure of the home.
35 Famous People With Ties to the Binghamton Area
LOOK: 50 essential civil rights speeches
Many of the speakers had a lifetime commitment to human rights, but one tried to silence an activist lobbying for voting rights, before later signing off on major civil rights legislation. Several fought for freedom for more than one oppressed group.
Keep reading to discover 50 essential civil rights speeches.