Shortly after the change of the new year to 2020, tragedy struck an Oneonta family at a home on the corner of Cedar and East Street in Oneonta.  According to Otsego County Fire Wire, a fire broke out at the residence after midnight with several fire companies responding: Oneonta Fire/EMS, Worcester Fire, Sidney Fire, Franklin Fire, West Oneonta Fire, Pindars Corners Fire, Laurens EMS, and County Coordinators.

The fire was contained but the home suffered heavy damage.  Officials are investigating the cause of the fire. There is no report on injuries.

A facebook page has been set up to raise funds for this family.  Click here to visit the page and donate.

Credit: TSM Oneonta
Credit: TSM Oneonta