Overnight blaze heavily damages Depew business

Mar 8, 2015

An overnight fire at a Transit Road business has caused heavy damage.

Depew Police responded to a burglary alarm at the Occupational Medicine Health Care building just after 4 this morning. Officers witnessed flames emanating from the building and called firefighters. The blaze is considered suspicious in nature, and a male suspect was scene leaving the building and has been taken into custody.

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One firefighter was treated for smoke inhalation, and damage to the structure and contents is estimated at over $1 million.

The investigation is continuing and the identity of the suspect has not been released.