Fire

Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Buffalo Police are looking in to whether a burned-out vehicle in the city's Black Rock neighborhood is related to a three-year-old boy, who was discovered sleeping on the porch of a home on Potomac Avenue. Police say that human remains were found inside the vehicle on the 100...
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August 15, 2019 - 9:15 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Fire is investigating two overnight fires that happened on the same street. The first fire was reported just after midnight at 61 Imson Street while the next fire came in at 3 a.m. at 130 Imson Street. Damage was estimated at $50,000 and $100,000, respectively. Flames...
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August 12, 2019 - 3:00 am
ERIE, Pa. (WBEN/AP) — A day care center where children could stay overnight as their parents worked was ravaged Sunday by a fire that killed five and sent the owner to the hospital, authorities said. The victims in the lakeside city of Erie ranged in ages from 8 months to 7 years, Chief Guy Santone...
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Beer truck fire at the Noco Gas Station in Lancaster. June 17, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
June 17, 2019 - 12:42 pm
LANCASTER, N.Y. (WBEN) - A beer truck caught fire behind a Noco Gas Station on Monday morning. Here’s a look at the Budweiser truck that caught fire this morning at the Noco on Pavement Road in Lancaster. Fire officials said there were no injuries and the truck is a total loss. pic.twitter.com/...
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Four businesses destroyed after a massive fire on Division Street in North Tonawanda. April 29, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
April 29, 2019 - 12:44 pm
NORTH TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WBEN) - A massive fire on Division Street in North Tonawanda destroyed a building that housed four businesses on Monday morning. No one was injured when the fire started shortly after 9 a.m. It took multiple fire companies several hours to put out, though they were able to...
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Buffalo & Orchard Park Topsoil Inc. fire at 3340 North Benzing Road. One person was injured. April 24, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
April 24, 2019 - 4:12 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WBEN) - One person was injured after a truck fire led to a larger fire at a building on North Benzing Road in Orchard Park. A witness said that the fire started around 1 p.m. Thursday after an explosion that sounded like a dump truck gate slamming at the Buffalo and Orchard Park...
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BUFFALO, NY (WBEN) - Buffalo firefighters were kept busy in the early morning hours of Tuesday, dealing with a rash of garage fires in the Elmwood Village. Firefighters fought five different fires scattered around the neighborhood on Highland, Elmwood, Cleveland, and Penhurst. The call for the...
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Tom Puckett
March 18, 2019 - 1:29 pm
Wheatfield, NY (WBEN) Four puppies perished in a fire in Niagara County Monday morning. Around 7:45am, Niagara County Sheriff's Deputies say they received a 911 call from a resident of 487 103rd Street reporting heavy smoke coming from the basement. Further information indicated that four puppies...
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Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - The fallout continues after a brutal December attack that rocked the Tonawanda community. A court proceeding planned for Wednesday was postponed in the case of the man who set his girlfriend on fire behind a Tim Hortons in Tonawanda. Erie County District Attorney John Flynn...
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