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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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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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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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January 11, 2019 - 4:49 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Three of four Buffalo firefighters hospitalized after battling a blaze on Butler Avenue have been released. The fourth is in stable condition. The blaze broke out Thursday evening on Butler. Fire Commissioner Bill Renaldo says three people who lived there got out before crews...
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Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Fire officials say four firefighters were treated for injuries after battling flames on Butler Avenue near Wohlers on the east side of Buffalo. In an update late Friday morning, Buffalo Fire Commissioner Bill Renaldo said a fire led to a "Mayday" call. Two of the four...
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House fire on Leroy Avenue in Buffalo where a 13-year-old girl was taken to the hospital. January 3, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - A teenager was taken to the hospital after an early morning house fire in the City of Buffalo. Buffalo Firefighters rescued a 13-year old girl from the home on Leroy Avenue near Kensington after they ran in to the building without fire hoses shortly after 4:00 Thursday morning...
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December 17, 2018 - 8:29 pm
TONAWANDA (WBEN) - A bizarre and sad incident yesterday at a Tim Horton's in Tonawanda will lead to an attempted murder charge. City of Tonawanda Police Captain Fred Foels explains the scene that left two people with life-threatening injuries, as a man tried to light a woman on fire. The woman...
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116 Sunset Terrace in Tonawanda. A fire there on October 18, 2018 claimed the life of 8-year-old Seth Creenan (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
October 19, 2018 - 10:04 am
TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WBEN) - A residential fire at 116 Sunset Terrace in the Town of Tonawanda on Thursday night resulted in the death of one person, according to Tonawanda Police. Police did not release the name of the person who died because the investigation is underway, but neighbors identify the...
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Niagara Falls, NY (WBEN) - The Niagara Falls Fire Department has been cycling firefighters through the night as flames ate through a massive cardboard storage and recycling facility on College Avenue. The fire broke out late last night, around 11:30, on College Avenue near Highland in a "green...
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