Boat Fire on Tonawanda Island

Vessel sinks following Saturday night fire

October 14, 2018 - 1:50 pm

North Tonawanda, NY (WBEN) North Tonawanda fire investigators are trying to determine the cause of a boat fire Saturday night on Tonawanda Island. Authorities say that Tonawanda Police received a call reporting smoke near the Shores restaurant and then NT Fire Companies were dispatched. Firefighters found the boat on fire which caused the vessel to sink. The boat will have to be pulled from the water to pinpoint the cause of the blaze. There were no injuries reported.

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