The Cortlandville Fire Department was dispatched to a reported barn fire on Christmas Eve around 9pm on Route 222 in the Town of Cortlandville.
The fire was confirmed by the caller of a fire located within the barn. Homer Fire Department was also dispatched to the scene to assist Cortlandville.
Firefighters though were able to make quick work of the fire in freezing temperatures. The property owner was treated on scene for smoke inhalation. All animals inside the barn were able to get out.
The fire is still under investigation. Cortlandville Fire Department was assisted by the Homer Fire Department, TLC Ambulance, and the Cortland County Sheriff.