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Volunteer firefighters from Pavilion rescued the owner and sole occupant of a home extensively damaged by fire late Monday night, Genesee County sheriff’s officials reported.

Firefighters responding to an 11:36 p.m. report of a structure fire at 6918 Hutchinson St., Pavilion, found the back half of the home on fire, before they helped bring Celia E. Milroy to safety.

The home was extensively damaged, and fire officials blamed misuse of electrical equipment for sparking the blaze.

Among the emergency crews assisting at the scene were firefighters from LeRoy, Stafford, York, City of Batavia, Bethany, Wyoming and Perry.