Morning News Briefing
Written by WBTA STAFF on July 2, 2018
Rekindle reported at dump off of Transit Road.
A fire that was reported Friday evening at a dump off of 5955 Transit Road in Byron has apparently rekindled this morning.
The call came in shortly before 6 a.m.
All manpower from Byron Fire Department and South Byron is called to the scene along with mutual aid and tankers from Elba, Clarendon and Barre.
A dispatcher reported the location was a fill site at CY Farms.
According to reports the Department of Environmental Conservation was requested to be contacted and the farm has “an excavator on the way” to the blaze.
Excessive Heat Warning Cancelled as Heat Advisory remains in effect until this evening.
The heat index in some places is expected to reach 100 degrees or more today according to the National Weather Service.
A Heat Advisory remains in effect until 10 tonight for the region.
With air conditioners and fans working hard during the heat, utility companies are giving tips on how you can save a bit on your energy bills.
They suggest keeping your blinds or shades closed during the day, which helps prevent the sun from getting in, lowering cooling costs.
Also, use a programmable thermostat if possible.
Finally, unplug an unnecessary electronics you may not be using since some of them may still draw electricity even if they’re off.
For those without AC, officials from the state health department have provided a list of cooling centers on its website.
Stafford Scrap with deputies leads to arrest for a Rochester resident.
27 year old John Kelly of Rochester was arrested following investigation into a domestic incident on East Bethany-LeRoy Road in Stafford.
Kelly allegedly refused to leave the residence after being told he was not allowed to be on the property and then fought with deputies who were taking him into custody.
Kelly was charged with Criminal Trespassing, Obstruction of Government Administration, Resisting Arrest and Harassment.
He was issued an appearance ticket for Stafford Town Court on July 5th.
Corfu man faces charges for a dangerous crash in Pembroke.
Deputies were called to the scene of a one car motor vehicle accident on Route 5 in Pembroke early yesterday morning.
Arriving officers reported a vehicle lying on its roof with a broken utility pole and wires down arcing in a tree.
20 year old Jacob Jasinski of Akron Road Corfu was identified as the driver and was transported to the hospital for minor injuries.
Investigation revealed that Jasinski was allegedly intoxicated and had moved for a lane unsafely with unsafe tires.
He was given appearance tickets for the DWI, traffic and vehicle infractions and is expected to appear in Pembroke Town Court on August 28th.
Muckdogs win while away against West Virginia.
Batavia came home with an 8 to 4 win over West Virginia in last night’s match up.
The Muckdogs return to Dwyer stadium to continue their three game series against the Black Bears tonight beginning with the first pitch at 7:05.
You can hear the entire game right here on WBTA.