(BINGHAMTON, N.Y.) -- A fire did significant damage to a Binghamton home on Thursday afternoon before firefighters were able to put it out.
According to the Press & Sun Bulletin, the fire was first noticed around 4:30 p.m. after one of the residents returned home and saw smoke coming out of the bedroom window. She called 911 and firefighters soon arrived at the house, located at 32 Medford Street.
Once they were at the scene, firefighters were able to put out the flames fairly quickly, though the bedroom was badly damaged. Binghamton Fire Assistant Chief Steven Faughnan told the Press & Sun Bulletin that had the bedroom door not been closed, the fire would probably have spread and done much more damage.
No one was home at the time of the fire.
Investigators are looking into the cause of the blaze.
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