Gloversville Fire Dept.: Late Wednesday night fire damages vacant two-family home


GLOVERSVILLE – A late Wednesday night fire damaged a vacant two-family home in Gloverville, the fire department said.

No injuries were reported.

The fire came in at 11:41 p.m. at 19 Summer St. A neighbor spotted flames and alerted authorities, officials said.

Gloversville and Johnstown fire departments arrived within minutes and encountered heavy smoke and fire coming from the second floor. The fire spread quickly through  the second floor and heavy smoke and heat made entry difficult, officials said.


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Further firefighters from Gloversville and Johnstown, as well as the Berkshire Fire District were called in.

The cause of the fire remained under investigation Thursday by the Gloversville Johnstown Fire Investigation Team.

The Gloversville Police Department, GAVAC Ambulance Service and National Grid also assisted.

The home is owned by Gloversville resident Michel Chiariello.

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