Fire displaces family in Stockton

STOCKTON — A Stockton family of five was displaced Monday morning after a fire destroyed their home.

Firefighters responded to the residence, located at 6485 Stockton Cassadaga Road, near the intersection of Moon Road, at 3:30 a.m. The home was reportedly ablaze when first responders arrived.

The fire took approximately 30 minutes to get under control, according to the Stockton Fire Department.

The structure was deemed a total loss. No injuries were reported.

A cause for the fire is still under investigation.

OBSERVER Photo by Dan Kohler Crews responded to 5485 Stockton Cassadaga Road early Monday morning.

The family is reportedly receiving assistance from the American Red Cross.

Red Cross assistance typically includes vouchers for temporary housing, food and clothing as needed, and Disaster Mental Health volunteers are available to help with the emotional aspect of disaster.

Stockton fire crews were assisted by the Cassadaga, Sinclairville, Dewittville, East Dunkirk and County Fire No. 3 fire departments.

Photo by Eric Tichy Pictured is the aftermath of the fire. The Red Cross is assisting the family.