By The Leader staff


BATH - The investigation is still ongoing for a structure fire at 4 Halsey Street Saturday morning.


At 11:09 a.m., the Bath Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to the home in the Village of Bath.


According to reports, Bath First Assistant Fire Chief Mike Fiordo was the first to arrive on scene and reported heavy smoke coming from the single-family home.


A second alarm was then requested which brought The Bath VA, Kanona, Hammondsport and Pulteney departments to the scene, while the Savona FD was sent to man the Bath station.


Bath Village Police was also on scene.


According to reports, the fire was contained to two rooms, but significant heat and smoke damage to the remainder of the home was evident.


The fire was called under control at 11:57 a.m.


Two people were home at the time but were out of the home upon arrival, according to the report.


According to the fire department, one person received cuts to his hands from breaking out some windows to try to save their pet cats. He was treated at the scene by members of The Bath Volunteer Ambulance Corps.


The American Red Cross were also called to the scene to assist the family, while Bath Electric Gas Water and Sewer was called to turn off the utilities to the home.


The Steuben County Fire Investigation Team will attempt to determine the cause of the fire.


All Bath units were clear of the scene and back in service at 3:45 p.m.