Car dealership building catches fire in Massena causing extensive damage, fire chief says
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 9:08 am

By MATT LINDSEY

MASSENA — A fire caused extensive damage to J&J 2 Sales, 2241 SH 420, this morning, according to Massena Fire Chief Bill Kearns.

The blaze was reported shortly before 6 a.m. and firefighters were on scene within minutes attempting to put the fire out, he said.

To watch video of the fire, click here.

St. Lawrence County fire investigators are on the scene investigating the cause of the fire.

Kearns said the fire was “cooking pretty good in the attic” when firefighters arrived on scene, but firemen were able to extinguish the blaze quickly.

The building is an auto sales shop.

Also responding to the blaze were Louisville and Norfolk fire fighters, state police, St. Lawrence Gas, Massena Electric and Massena Rescue.

No injuries have been reported.

The building is owned by Jeff Rush and Kearns believed the building was insured.