Mendon, N.Y. (WHAM)-A Monroe County Sheriff's deputy on routine patrol in Mendon is credited with saving a family from a fire.
MCSO say Deputy Luke Zaporowski noticed flames coming from the garage of a home on Clover Street around 1 a.m. Friday, and immediately requested the fire department.
In the meantime, he safely evacuated two adults and five children that were in the home at the time.
Fire crews say a chicken coop caught fire, and spread to the garage.
The cause is under investigation.