Fire

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Human remains have been found at the scene of a fire that tore through a building on Elmwood Avenue early Wednesday morning.

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One person remains unaccounted for following an overnight fire on Elmwood Avenue.

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A large fire broke out Monday morning at a shopping strip on just north of DeGraff Memorial Hospital in North Tonawanda.

One man is dead and a woman was seriously injured in an early morning fire Saturday in the Town of Amherst.

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A deadly fire that tore through a Shirley Avenue home on Friday morning has taken the life of an 8-year-old boy.

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Town of Tonawanda officials are investigating an overnight fire that claimed the life of a Glendale Elementary School student.

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A Buffalo man has pleaded guilty to providing the fentanyl-laced heroin that took the life of two users.

A fire broke out at the parking lot of AMR headquarters on William Gaiter Parkway in Buffalo this morning.

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Authorities say Joseph Conti has been cooperating with officials investigating the blaze that took the life of his 7-year-old son Anthony.

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A Buffalo man has been charged in the Lackawanna fire that seriously injured a family and endangered three other families.

5 people displaced after 3-alarm fire in Black Rock

Dec 28, 2017
Buffalo Fire Department

Five people are without a home Thursday morning after a three-alarm fire in Buffalo's Black Rock neighborhood.

One person was taken to an area hospital for treatment of burns from a fire on Buffalo's West Side early Thursday afternoon.

More than 40 million fire extinguishers in the United States and Canada are being recalled because they might not work in an emergency.

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Emergency crews at the Erie County Fair were pressed into service last night as a fire engulfed a popular food stand.

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Jamestown Police are investigating the connection between several overnight fires.

Despite years of audits and prosecutions, financial people in volunteer fire companies continue to steal from their fire companies, according to New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli.

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A 14-year-old boy has pleaded guilty in Niagara County Family Court as part of a plea deal related to a massive recycling plant fire in Lockport that killed his teenage friend.

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Lackawanna residents met Monday night with state officials about the environmental aftermath of the massive fire on the old Bethlehem Steel grounds. Citizens said they were not getting the whole story and state officials said they did not know everything.

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Giant plumes of smoke can be seen for miles as crews battle a massive fire at the former Bethlehem Steel site. A cold storage building containing cars, boats and an assortment of recycling materials is engulfed in flames.

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The Erie County Board of Elections is closed today in the wake of a smoky fire in the 134 West Eagle headquarters.

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Firefighters are still monitoring the HTI Recycling building in Lockport, the scene of a huge blaze ignited Wednesday night.

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A small electrical fire forced the evacuation of Hutch Tech high school in Buffalo Thursday morning.


Batavia fire kills twin toddlers

May 21, 2016
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A Friday night fire in Genesee County tuned fatal when two children didn't make it out of a Batavia home.

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Three people escaped an early-morning house fire on Moselle Avenue between East Ferry and Box in Buffalo. One of the three had to be rescued and is in critical condition at Erie County Medical Center.

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A young girl who was badly burned in a February fire in Buffalo has died. Treasure Brighon, 8, succumbed to her injuries Sunday at a Cincinnati hospital. 

Cathedral fire leaves smoky damage

Apr 1, 2016
George Richert, Catholic Diocese of Buffalo

A smoky blaze caused damaged inside St. Joseph's Cathedral in downtown Buffalo early Friday morning. 

A Niagara Falls man is under arrest on arson charges in connection with a rooming house fire that left 20 people homeless.

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Six people are receiving help from the Red Cross after a Saturday morning fire in North Tonawanda damaged their home.

Fire erupts at Gigi's Restaurant

Nov 21, 2015
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A popular soul food restaurant on Buffalo's eastside is forced to temporarily close its doors. Early Saturday morning firefighters responded to what started as a kitchen fire at Gigi's restaurant near the corner of Jefferson and Ferry street.

Firefighters in Buffalo were called out early Sunday morning to a home on Camp Street that was engulfed in flames.

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