German brush fire leaves 17 acres charred, injuries reported

GERMAN – Firefighters from several area fire districts in both Chenango and Cortland Counties responded to a massive brush fire in the Town of German Thursday afternoon.

The fire was spotted and called in by a New York Environmental Conservation Officer at approximately 2:30 p.m. Chenango County dispatch offices quickly dispatched mutual aid request to the scene in the Five Streams State Forest situated between Pucker Street and Skillman-Hoffman Road in the Town of German.

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