ENFIELD, N.Y.—The Enfield Fire Company responded to Enfield Center Road on Saturday for a report of a structure fire at that location.

The incident occurred around 11:16 a.m. on May 15. The Enfield Fire Company reported that there were no injuries. They had the fire under control and all of the responding units were back to other work by 2 p.m.

Witnesses in the area said a plume of black smoke rose into the air after a large explosion-like sound. Reportedly, the fire was caused by a propane tank explosion.

“Firefighters extinguished the fire and were able to save a portion of the barn and its contents,” read a statement from the fire company.

Firefighters from Enfield were assisted by firefighters from Mecklenburg, Newfield and Trumansburg, plus back-up from New York State Police and Bangs Ambulance.

Photos are courtesy of Robyn Wishna of the Enfield Fire Company.

Matt Butler

Matt Butler is the Managing Editor at the Ithaca Voice. He can be reached by email at mbutler@ithacavoice.com