House destroyed in Hopewell fire

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The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office has reported that a Hopewell home has been completely destroyed following a fire on Thursday.

Deputies say they responded to a fully involved residential fire on Route 488.

According to deputies, the preliminary investigation showed that a juvenile had set a fire in the bathroom and it accidentally spread to the rest of the home. 

Deputies say there were two adults and several children inside the home at the time of the fire and all were able to get out safely.

They say the residence was a total loss. 

The Red Cross was notified and also responded to the scene to assist the family.

Deputies say the investigation continues. 

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