Fire at Town of Franklin garage in Vermontville

Several fire departments fight a blaze at the town of Franklin highway garage in Vermontville late Saturday afternoon. (Enterprise photo — Andy Flynn)

VERMONTVILLE — A fire started late Saturday afternoon at the Town of Franklin highway garage in Vermontville.

Fire departments from Bloomingdale, Saranac Lake, Paul Smiths-Gabriels and Lake Placid have reported to the scene, along with a significant State Police presence.

Tanker trucks from several area fire departments were seen bringing water from the Bloomingdale fire house to the scene of the fire.

The Enterprise has reached out to Franklin Supervisor Arthur Willman and Highway Superintendent Jacques Demars for additional information, but have received no immediate response.

This is a developing story. The Enterprise will have more details when they are available.


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