Cooperstown Bat Company Fire Under Investigation

The investigation continues into a fire Monday at the Cooperstown Bat Company warehouse in Hartwick.

According to authorities when crews arrived at the Poplar Avenue address which at one time was the home of the Phillips’ Lumber Company the back of the building was fully engulfed and heavy smoke hampered efforts to get the flames under control.

Fire departments from Hartwick Seminary, Mount Vision, Milford, Cooperstown, Fly Creek, Laurens and Edmeston assisted Hartwick crews.

No injuries were reported.