WFD: Frontenac Street home damaged by fire early Thursday

Date: 29 Dec 2022

Time: 0001 Hours

Incident: Residential Structure Fire

Location: 524 Frontenac St.

Companies Responding:
Engine 3, Engine 1, Engine 2, Truck 1, Rescue, Chief 3

Owner: Ora L. Soluri

Situation Found: First arriving Engine 3 found a 2-story single family dwelling with
heavy fire showing on the first and second floor, with fire venting out the second-floor window. All occupants were accounted for safely outside the structure.

Cause: Under investigation by City of Watertown Fire Investigators

Remarks: Heavy fire was found throughout most of the first and second floors. Two handlines were placed into service to extinguish the fire. The house sustained severe fire, smoke and water damage.

Assisting at the scene were Watertown PD, GEMS, Fort Drum Fire Dept., National Grid., and City Code Dept.

Black River Fire Dept. provided a ladder company to standby in Watertown Station 1 to cover the city for any addition fire calls.

Battalion Chief
Ronald Wareham