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Top Stories, February 17, 2023

Fatal Fire Yesterday In Bath

There was a fatal fire in Bath on Thursday.  According to the Corning Leader, the fire was a house fire on Bonny Hill Rd in Bath, and the name of the deceased is being withheld from the media, pending family notification. 


County Continues Investigating Two Local Fires From Wed.

Steuben County Emergency Services fire investigator Ed Fitzpatrick tells WVIN News that the cause of the fires in Kanona and Bath, two days ago, are still under investigation.   On Wednesday, there was a grass fire on Nipher Road in Kanona and a structure fire at a mobile home on Emerson Road in Bath.  There were numerous fire departments at both fires Wednesday.  


Big Flats Suspect Facing Weapons Charges

Troopers charged a 43 year old Big Flats man, with Grand Larceny in the Third Degree and Criminal Possession of a Weapon.  New York State Police say he was also found to be in possession of a loaded rifle in his vehicle during the investigation.  The Big Flats suspect is in Chemung County Jail, $5,000 bail.

Order A Narcan Kit From Steuben Co Public Health In Bath

Steuben County residents can now get free Narcan kits from the County Public Health Office in Bath.  Narcan kits have Narcan inside them, which is a nasal spray used to reverse opiod overdoses.  To get a Narcan kit from the county public health office, check out today’s news story about the county Narcan kits on this  website: https://www.steubencountyny.gov/696/Opioid-Overdose-Prevention


Bath Police Are Thanking Vested Interest In K9's

Village of Bath Police Department’s K9 Bud has received donation of body armor for K9 Bud. It’s a bullet proof and stab proof vest for the Bath Police Dog.  They monetary donation was given to the Bath Police Department by a Massachusetts company called Vested Interest in K9s. 

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