Preliminary results of investigation indicate the fire originated on the exterior of the garage and related to the careless discard of smoking materials

Editor's Note: This update includes a corrected address and photo.

Firefighters from several departments responded Sunday afternoon to a garage fire at 6861 County Road 2 in Bristol. The property owner called 911 about 1:16 p.m. to report a fire in the garage, according to the Ontario County Emergency Management Office. Bristol and Cheshire Fire Departments were first dispatched to the address and reported a fire within an attached garage and requested the 2nd Alarm Departments.

The two-story residential structure with attached garage sustained moderate fire damage to the garage and contents, according to Ontario County Emergency Management. The structures and vehicles are insured.

The fire remains under investigation by the Bristol Fire Department and the Ontario County Fire Coordinator. Preliminary results of the origin and cause fire investigation indicate the fire originated on the exterior of the garage and related to the careless discard of smoking materials.

The investigation is ongoing.

The Bristol Fire Department was assisted on-scene by the following: Cheshire, East Bloomfield-Holcomb and Victor Fire Departments; and Canandaigua Ambulance. No injuries to firefighters were reported. The fire was placed under Control at 1:45 p.m. by Bristol Fire Department Incident Command.