A house fire Friday afternoon is said to have been caused by a hair dryer. Around four in the afternoon Yates County Sheriff's, Potter, Penn Yan, Benton-Bellona, Branchport-Keuka Park Fire Departments and Middlesex Ambulance responded to Ingram Road in the Town of Potter.
According to reports, witnesses and neighbors who saw the smoke tried to extinguish the blaze but were unable to do so.
When police and fire crews arrived the south end of the single-story home was engulfed in flames.
No family members were home at the time of the fire, and all pets are located and safe.