Salem fire blamed on unattended pot of oil

Posted at: 08/18/2013 8:59 AM
Updated at: 08/18/2013 9:04 AM
By: WNYT Staff

SALEM – An unattended boiling pot of oil is being blamed for a large fire, Saturday evening.

The fire broke out of 6 p.m. at a home on County Route 153.

Fire crews say the man who lived there went outside to tend to his barking dog, and forgot about the pot of oil.

No one was hurt.