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Tonawanda, NY (WBEN) - Town of Tonawanda Police say one man is dead after a car fire on a residential street. Police say they responded to the area of Wynnwood Ave and Yorkshire Rd on a report of a vehicle on fire at 10:30 Monday night. Neighbors in the area called 911 after hearing a loud ‘boom’...
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June 06, 2018 - 1:32 pm
North Tonawanda, NY (WBEN) North Tonawanda officials say one person is dead after a morning fire. The blaze broke out Wednesday morning on Oliver Street. The Red Cross is assisting five other people.
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June 04, 2018 - 6:17 pm
Elma, NY (WBEN) No one was hurt after firefighters in Elma dealt with a three alarm blaze Monday afternoon. The call came just after 3pm at 5990 Clinton Street. A dog and a cat were saved in the Clinton Street Fire in Elma. Matt Wasierski and Matt Greenan with the East Seneca Fire Dept. pic.twitter...
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Remains of TJ Coffey's on Seneca Street/WBEN Photo
April 25, 2018 - 5:20 am
BUFFALO (WBEN) - A two-alarm fire has claimed the life of a 55-year-old man on Seneca Street in South Buffalo. Officials say that two others, including a firefighter, were taken to the hospital, but they are expected to be okay. The fire began around 1:30 a.m, and it's speculated that the blaze...
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Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - The man accused of starting a house fire that took the life of his seven-year-old son appeared in a Buffalo courtroom Monday. A motion to dismiss the harassment charges against Joseph Conti were denied by a city court judge. The alleged harassment occurred before the fatal fire...
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Tom Puckett
April 11, 2018 - 1:52 pm
Amherst, NY (WBEN) Amherst Police say a man pulled from a burning apartment Tuesday has died. Police say Mahfoz M. Shaban Jr,46, has died of injuries sustained in yesterday's fire. The two alarm blaze broke out on Millersport Highway around 11am. About 50 firefighters battled the flames.
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@JeremyKnutt via Twitter
February 06, 2018 - 10:36 am
A manufacturing facility fire in Port Colborne Ontario is responsible for a massive plume of smoke that was highly visible late Tuesday morning across much of downtown Buffalo, the Skyway and anywhere else with a decent view of the Lake Erie shoreline. Above: Listener Photo/Terry Dunford The blaze...
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February 02, 2018 - 11:23 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. - (WBEN) The church that was to have held 7-year-old Anthony Conti's funeral tomorrow expects such a large crowd that services for the boy who died in a three-alarm fire on Benzinger Street have been moved to a new location. The child's funeral mass was originally slated for SS. Peter...
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January 31, 2018 - 5:26 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Police told reporters on Wednesday that Joseph Conti is cooperating with homicide detectives in their investigation into Monday's house fire in the city's Lovejoy neighborhood which claimed the life of Conti's son, Anthony. Captain Jeff Rinaldo of the Buffalo Police...
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City of Buffalo fire crews had to call in extra equipment to help battle a blaze at 24 Oberlin on Buffalo's East Side early Friday morning. When crews arrived, a story and a half house was already burning. Minutes later, the roof collapsed into the house. Crews at the scene said the entire house...
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