A house was destroyed by fire in Deferiet Tuesday night.
Officials say a fire broke out at around 8:30 p.m.
They say a man renting the home was inside and was taken to Carthage Area Hospital with minor injuries.
Village officials have identified the man as Willie Hairston.
Two nearby homes sustained minor heat and smoke damage.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation. Six fire departments responded.
Wednesday, December 17, 2014, Watertown, NY
On Wall Street