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Christmas morning fire in Olean displaces four families


No injuries were reported

Michael T. Baldwin Reports

From the City of Olean Fire Department:

At 04:17 on 12/25/2022 The City of Olean Fire department was dispatched to the address of 311 N 6th st for a reported structure fire. Crews arrived on scene and confirmed that there was a working fire in the attic of the 3 story structure. Crews quickly stretched a 1 ¾ hose line to the attic extinguished the fire and contained the damage to the area of origin. 4 families were displaced throughout the weekend but no injuries to the occupants or fire fighters were reported. The cause of the fire is under investigation at this time.

The City of Olean Fire department would like to the Thank Trans am Ambulance service and Believers chapel for their rapid response and aiding in the care for the displaced occupants.

Thank you,

Lieutenant Bryan Swift

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