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January 14, 2018 - 7:30 pm
Falconer, N.Y. (WBEN) - Less than a year following a devastating fire in the Chautauqua County community of Falconer, flames again strike and nearly a dozen are homeless. Flames and smoke could be seen for miles late Sunday morning as fire tore though the Falconer Vac Shop building. More than a...
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January 11, 2018 - 12:04 pm
(WBEN) Buffalo Police say that a person of interest is in the Erie County Medical Center, after a fatal fire in the Kensington- Grider neighborhood left several people homeless and one woman dead early Thursday morning. A 27-year-old woman was found dead inside a home at 57 Manhattan Ave., and a...
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Jan 7, 2018; Jacksonville, FL, USA; Buffalo Bills fans cheer prior to the the AFC Wild Card playoff football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at EverBank Field.
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January 09, 2018 - 6:14 am
Jacksonville, FL (WBEN) - The Bills' season is over, but it wouldn't be properly put to bed without one more fans-behaving-badly story. Bills fans did not disappoint...well, maybe a poor choice of words there. Anyway, we here in Western New York are used to the antics of certain Bills fans on game...
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December 22, 2017 - 5:07 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - The call came in around 3:40 a.m. that a house was on fire at 73 Peter Street in Buffalo's Blackrock neighborhood. When the first truck arrived, a fireman blurted over the radio "we have three homes engulfed in flames!" It was minutes later the second alarm was called, and then...
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November 28, 2017 - 6:20 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Buffalo Fire crews battled a two-alarm blaze that started at 218 East Delavan shortly before 4 a.m. The fire quickly spread throughout the 2.5 story house and fire-fighters were forced to evacuate the building. It spread to the houses on either side, 214 and 220 East Delavan...
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Buffalo Fire crews were busy in the early morning hours, fighting a large fire that destroyed a house on Box Ave. Wednesday. When fire crews arrived at 63 Box, near Kehr St., the vacant house was already fully involved. Fire fighters had a difficult time finding hydrants with enough pressure to...
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October 26, 2017 - 3:54 am
Town of Tonawanda, NY (WBEN) - Two people trapped inside a burning home in the Town of Tonawanda were rescued. Fire fighter also rescued two dogs from the house. Police arrived at the house fire on Glenside Avenue late Monday afternoon to find 25-year-old Shantel Martin yelling for help from a...
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October 20, 2017 - 3:48 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Buffalo fire fighters were kept busy overnight with two house fires on Watson Street near William Street. It took them about three hours to clear the scene. The fires started at 212 Watson around 12:30 a.m. and spread to 208 Watson quickly as the houses were very close to each...
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October 19, 2017 - 3:53 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - At least six adults are left homeless after a fire overnight on the outskirts the Elmwood Village. Buffalo fire crews were called to 420 Breckenridge Street around 2:30 a.m. A basement fire had spread to the first floor of a rooming house with eight apartments. No injuries...
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October 12, 2017 - 3:42 am
Cheektowaga, NY (WBEN) Cheektowaga Firefighters responded to a fire at 180 Aris Avenue overnight around 2:30 a.m. Firefighters had to call for mutual aid to help battle the blaze. Reports from the scene was that it was a vacant, single story dwelling, with the wind causing flames to extend well...
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