Lightning Strikes Canisteo Home In Overnight Storm

September 26 2018

From Michael Baldwin at the Wellsville Regional News Page:

Some heavy thunderstorms rolled across the southern most parts of Allegany and Steuben counties shortly before four o’clock this morning. Some trees blocked roads near Whitesville. Lightning is believed to have struck a home at 28 3rd Street in the village of Canisteo. The home occupants called 911 and said their home was filling with smoke. Canisteo fire and ambulance responded. After an evaluation, no injuries were reported. Firefighters returned to service within an hour. South Hornell was placed on standby during the incident.