Silo Restaurant Rubble at Greene Re-Ignites

A Chenango County Emergency Services official said Coventry firefighters were back at the scene of the four-alarm blaze that destroyed the Silo restaurant over Thanksgiving weekend.

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Fire crews returned to the scene on Moran Road near Greene around 9 p.m. on December 2 with reports that the rubble had reignited. Authorities say the high winds on December 2 were enough to stir up an embers in the basement, reigniting the debris.

Coventry firefighters were at the reignition scene for a few hours to ensure all hot spots were extinguished.

The massive restaurant fire that has seen hundreds of weddings, romantic dinners and a favorite brunch buffet for decades drew firefighters from 15 departments and three counties with the first call around 12:30 a.m. on Sunday, November 28.

(Original story: Silo restaurant burns to the ground)

Gary Talkiewicz / WNBF News

Firefighters from Chenango, Broome and Delaware counties remained on the scene for eight hours for the four-alarm blaze, and investigators attempted to determine the cause of the blaze that destroyed the restaurant that was part of the county’s landscape. Chenango since 1967.

The business had been put up for sale a year ago as the owners looked to retire.

No injuries were reported in the initial firefighting or in extinguishing hot spots last night.

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