Phone charger sparks fire at Lanesborough Country Inn cabin


LANESBOROUGH >> An early morning fire that damaged a cabin at the Lanesborough Country Inn was started by a phone charger, fire officials said.

No one was injured in the fire, which was reported about 6 a.m.

Lanesborough firefighters arriving at the scene encountered heavy smoke coming from a small room fire in the cabin on South Main Street. No one was in the cabin at the time.

The fire, which officials said was caused by a short in a phone charger, caused about $15,000 worth of damage.


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