A Clifton Springs firefighter is expected to be released from the hospital soon, after fighting a fire in Ontario County. The firefighter was taken to the hospital for over exertion but is expected to be okay. Investigators say the fire happened just after 6:30 yesterday evening in the Town of Phelps. The house was engulfed in smoke when firefighters arrived. Crews were able to get the fire under control in about 30 minutes. The fire is still under investigation, the officials believe the fire started somewhere in the kitchen, and was accidental. The family of 5, who live in the home, were not inside at the time of the fire. The Red Cross is helping that family.