Early yesterday morning, around 6:45am, the City of Cortland Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 185 Port Watson Street in the City of Cortland.
When firefighters arrived, a fire was confirmed in the building with smoke showing. Additional firefighters arrived and began to search the building for anyone who may still be inside. As the search went on inside the building, firefighters outside began fire suppression, with additional firefighters placing ladders for fire safety and ventilation.
Cortland firefighters were then able to get the fire in the residence under control in about 15 minutes. No injuries were reported.
The City of Cortland Fire Department and NYS Fire are currently investigating the cause of the fire and ask anyone with information to call 607-756-5612.