LAKE CLEAR — Firefighters in Saranac Lake responded to a kitchen fire late Monday. Flames were starting to burn the kitchen walls when 20 crew members responded to 372 McMaster Road, just past the airport road in Lake Clear. One person renting the house was able to get safely out. Saranac Lake Volunteer Fire Department’s quick response spared the building; damage was limited to the kitchen area. Three trucks were dispatched at 4:07 p.m. and drew mutual aid from fire departments at Paul Smiths-Gabriels, Lake Placid and Bloomingdale. Saranac Lake fire equipment was back in service at 6:37 p.m.
— By Staff Writer Kim Smith Dedam