BUSTI – Fire fighters in Busti were busy late Tuesday night battling a fire on Lawson Road. The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s office says the Busti Fire Department was called to a house fire at about 11 p.m. Tuesday night and found the home fully involved on arrival.
The fire was ruled accidental after the Chautauqua County Fire Investigation Team determined the blaze was caused by an electric blanket that was on a bed and was left on. There were no injuries reported during the fire. No one was home at the time of the fire and the Red Cross is assisting the homeowner.
The Busti Volunteer fire department was assisted at the scene by fire crews from Celoron, Frewsburg, Kiantone, Lakewood, Panama and Sugar Grove.