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City Firefighters respond to small fire at Imperial Motel


Updated: 9:00 am 1/21/2022

Cortland firefighters this afternoon responded to a call of a reported room fire at the Imperial Motel at 28 Port Watson St. in Cortland.

The call came into 911 dispatch around 3:30pm today. (January 20th)

Initial 911 scanner traffic indicated a space heater had caught fire.

Firefighters did confirm fire in the walls of the room. The fire was extinguished quickly, once located.

Port Watson Street was closed between Main Street and Church street while firefighters were on scene.

The fire was under control in 10 minutes. 1 person was displaced and no injuries were reported. The cause of the fire is under investigation

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