Vacant home catches fire near Brocton

OBSERVER Photo by Craig Harvey A home which had been vacant for more than 30 years caught fire Monday evening in the town of Portland. The Brocton Fire Department was called to the scene of 9440 Lake Road at approximately 7:24 p.m. Thick black smoke could be seen in the air from the Fireside Manor on Route 5. The dwelling sits more than a quarter mile from Lake Road.