Fire destoys Morristown trailer, cause under investigation
Sunday, November 12, 2017 - 10:55 am

MORRISTOWN -- A trailer that burned on Saturday night is considered a total loss and the cause is under investigation, according to the Morristown fire chief.

Firefighters at 10:53 p.m. were dispatched to 486 Haggert Road and found the 14-foot by 66-foot trailer fully ablaze upon arrival, Chief Kevin Crosby said.

There were no injuries.

"Morristown Engine 34 arrived on scene with its crew of four to find the 14 by 66 feet trailer fully engulfed by fire," Crosby wrote in a news release. "Attack lines were pulled off Engine 34 to protect the garage on the south end of the trailer and a home to the north of the trailer. The trailer is a complete loss. None of the exposures received an damage."

His department showed up with two engines, two tankers, an ambulance and 25 firefighters, with mutual aid from Brier Hill and Heuvelton fire departments. Morristown and Brier Hill auxiliarys, New York State Police, National Grid and the Town of Oswegatchie were also on scene.

The property is insured and owned by Roy Johnson, according to Crosby.

St. Lawrence County Cause and Origin Team is investigating.