Buffalo Fire

Engine 22 Station on Broadway Street in Buffalo. September 11, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
September 11, 2019 - 11:31 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Members of the Buffalo Police Department, Buffalo Fire Department, and Mayor Byron Brown remembered the victims and heroes of the September 11 terrorist attacks on Tuesday. A moment of silence with Buffalo Police for those we lost on 9/11. #NeverForget pic.twitter.com/...
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August 10, 2019 - 6:49 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Firefighters continue to investigate the cause of a fire on Kensington Avenue early Friday evening. The fire happened at 79 Kensington Avenue and spread to the home next door leaving 18 people without a home. It caused an estimated $280,000 in damages to two buildings...
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WBEN Photo/Brendan Keany
July 11, 2019 - 1:34 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - A Buffalo firefighter was taken to ECMC after suffering from heat exhaustion while battling a fire on Frankfort Avenue. Division Chief Daniel Bossi said the firefighter may require additional treatment overnight but noted he was conscious when an ambulance arrived at the...
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Tom Puckett
May 21, 2019 - 1:45 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The victim of Monday's deadly fire has been identified. Fire officials say Mary Parks died in the afternoon blaze on Harlow Place . An autopsy was performed by Erie County medical examiners this morning and the cause of death is smoke inhalation. Buffalo fire investigators say...
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November 01, 2018 - 6:23 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) — The city of Buffalo's police and fire departments are setting up shop in a landmark downtown building. A formal commissioning ceremony is scheduled at the Michael J. Dillon building. The 1936 building housed U.S. District Court until the opening of a new courthouse in late...
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August 13, 2018 - 12:25 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Fire responded to a reported hydraulic spill in Allentown on Monday morning. The spill happened on Allen Street between Main and Elmwood, leading to the closure of the road. Reports said the road has since reopened, but it's unclear what caused the spill.
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Tom Puckett
June 21, 2018 - 1:36 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Buffalo Firefighters have spent Thursday's midday hours dealing with a two alarm blaze on Perry St. The initial call came after 12:30pm for a fire at 781 Perry. That fire spread next door to 779 and then spread to a third building. A fourth building also caught fire. Fire crews...
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April 19, 2018 - 8:51 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Police and Fire responded to reports of a home explosion at 36 Covington in North Buffalo at around 7pm Thursday night. When firefighters arrived on scene, the initial home structure was fully involved and destroyed and fire had spread to two neighboring homes. Santo...
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