MASSENA, N.Y. (WWNY) - Fire caused smoke and water damage in the basement of a home in the village of Massena Monday.
Firefighters were called to 19 Hillcrest Avenue shortly before 11 a.m.
Fire Chief Paul Brownell said a husband and wife were inside the home when the blaze broke out. They escaped without injury.
The chief said they had been thawing frozen water lines in the basement when a storage room caught fire.