posted on January 20, 2013 09:12
Fire fighters are at the scene for the report of a fire in a two story house on the Bloomingdale Road in the town of Alabama. There are report of flames showing on the second story. There has been a report that one person has been treated for minor injuries. Power line are also reported down in the area. Firemen from Alabama, Pembroke, Batavia, Shelby, Indian Falls Oakfield, Corfu, Alexander, and Darien are at the scene.
A HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON. A SHARP COLD FRONT CROSSING THE REGION DURING THE MORNING HOURS WILL PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH WITH THE POSSIBILITY OF POWER OUTAGES FROM DOWNED TREES AND LARGE LIMBS. THE GUSTY WINDS WILL REMAIN THROUGH MID MORNING BUT WILL DIMINISH IN INTENSITY.
Precipitation is expected as the front moves through. We could get an inch of snow by the end of today.
Accuweather is saying that up to three to six inches of snow could be on the ground by tomorrow night.
THERE ALREADY HAVE BEEN REPORTS OF DOWNED POWER LINES and power outages. The largest occurring on the western side of Genesee County where some 800 customers are affected in the towns Alexander, Pembroke, Oakfield, and Darien. There are reports of minor power outages in the Batavia Downs Area, GCC area, and Bethany and Byron. Power is expected to be restored later this morning.
One person is dead and two injured in a head on crash on route 104 in the Orleans County town of Gaines. Orleans County Sheriff’s Deputies say a car driven by 22 year old Cameron Hess of Albion was struck by another car driving on the wrong side of the road. Hess was extricated from his vehicle but was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the other car 21 year old Edward Schneider of Medina was taken to Strong Memorial Hospital by Mercy Flight while a passenger in his car 21 year old Christopher Swan also of Medina was taken by ambulance to Strong. The investigation into the accident is continuing.
Its been less than a week after New York passed the tightest gun control laws in the Nation causing gun advocates to voice their opinions.
Western New Yorkers are sending a message to Governor Andrew Cuomo that they do not support the New York SAFE Act.
The first of its kind reform was signed into law last week. Those who oppose the New York SAFE Act quickly scheduled a rally through social media where nearly one thousand people came to Niagara Square Saturday.
Gun owners say the thing they fear the most is what may be taken from them.