Massive Fire Devastates Buildings on Worcester, NY Main Street
A fire that destroyed three downtown Worcester, NY buildings earlier this month has been ruled accidental following an investigation according to WKTV. Worcester Fire Department Chief James Empie says a malfunctioning electric appliance that was being used inside Hidden Memories at 143 Main St. started the blaze. The fire destroyed that store and 2 other businesses with damage also to the Worcester Historical Society and another business.
(Original story posted April 4, 2022)
Only hours ago, Worcester fire fighters were called to the scene of a devastating fire right on Worcester, NY's Main St., where a building that is behind and attached to Citizen's Bank was fully engulfed in flames.
According to Otsego County Fire Wire's Facebook page, several fire companies came to the aid of the Worcester fire crew to put out the fire.
What once was a food market and an antique store appeared to lost to the flames. It's not known how far the fire extended and the amount of total damage. All that is known at this time is that the much has been lost. No reports of injuries have been made at this time.
An update will be provided as more information is released.
Below is a video from the scene posted by Otsego County Fire Wire...