Fire in Chili shuts down stretch of Ballantyne Road Tuesday

(WHAM photo)

Chili, N.Y. – A fire shut down part of Ballantyne Road in Chili Tuesday.

The road was closed for hours, just west of Route 383.

Fire hoses were run across the road as crews worked to put out the fire behind the home at 29 Ballantyne. Monroe County Sheriff’s deputies say the homeowner was attempting to light a propane heater behind the home when the fire started.

The homeowner’s injuries are said to be non-life-threatening.

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