July 5 was a hot day made even hotter when a call came in at 7:14 p.m. to 911 from a Butternuts family.  According to Otsego County Fire Wire, they had escaped the burning house fire without injury before making the call.

Responding fire companies included Mt. Upton, Gilbertsville, Unadilla, Wells Bridge, Morris, Sidney, and Guilford.   The fire remains under investigation.