Fire damages Moriah home | Police Reports

Fire damages Moriah home

A Moriah home was damaged by fire March 11.

The fire, reported at about 12:15 p.m., damaged the James Sprague home on Harry Allen Road, a private road located between County Route 7 and Edgemont Road.

Sprague was not home at the time of the fire.

Fire trucks had problems getting up the driveway, which was icy, fire officials said.

Moriah Fire Department received mutual aid from Port Henry and Mineville-Witherbee fire companies.

The Essex County Fire Investigation Unit will investigate the cause of the fire.

Crown Point crash

Three people were taken to the hospital following a motor vehcile accident in Crown Point March 12.

Devin T. Moore, 20 years old of Ticonderoga, was traveling north on State Route 9N in a 2012 Honda Civic at 11:45 a.m. Aaron T. Scalzo, 36 years old of Moriah was traveling south on State Route 9N, operating a 2005 Ford F350. Moore lost control of his vehicle and traveled into the southbound lane, striking Scalzo’s vehicle head on.

Moore and two other occupants, Shelby L. Vradenburg, 16 years old of Ticonderoga, and Devin M. McCoy, 19 years old of Crown Point, were transported to Moses Ludington Hospital for treatment.

Scalzo and his passenger, 26-year-old Cory J. Thompson, of Ticonderoga were not injured.

Moore was ticketed for failure to keep right.

Crown Point Fire, Crown Point EMS and Lamoille Ambulance responded and assisted on the scene.

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