Fire

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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February 03, 2019 - 1:49 pm
Amherst, NY (WBEN) Multiple fire companies responded to a fire at the Boulevard Towers Apartment Complex on Meyer Rd. Sunday morning. Amherst Police arrived at the scene, saw smoke and evacuated the residents. One of the residents was taken to Millard Fillmore Suburban for evaluation due to smoke...
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Photo: @JamesGrohWKBW
January 23, 2019 - 12:13 am
BARKER (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - The Village of Barker is attempting to rebuild, both literally and emotionally, following the destruction of their village hall and library to a fire early Monday morning . Barker Library fire pic.twitter.com/GG6uKScaiP — Niagara Co.Fire Wire (@NCfirewire) January 21...
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Photo: @JamesGrohWKBW
January 21, 2019 - 1:20 pm
Barker, NY (WBEN) The Village of Barker library and hall a loss after an overnight fire. The fire broke out just before midnight. Town of Somerset Police and Sheriff's Deputies responding confirmed a working structure fire upon arrival. Barker Fire Co. responded with assistance from Olcott Fire...
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