Eight departments called out to battle blaze in Town of Merton

TOWN OF MERTON (WITI) -- Eight departments were called out to battle a house fire that occurred Sunday, November 24th in the Town of Merton.

Officials say $100,000 in damage was done to the home.

The call for the fire came in around 3:00 p.m.

Fire officials say the fire started in the chimney, but fire crews were able to knock it down pretty quickly.

The home was unoccupied and no one was injured.