Four-Alarm Fire at Buffalo (NY) Plant

Buffalo (NY) firefighters responded to a four-alarm fire at a paint and paper facilty Tuesday afternoon. The fire caused $750,000 worth of damage and the structure’s roof collapsed during the incident.

No workers were injured during the fire, but four firefighters were transported to the hospital for minor injuries, according to the Buffalo News.

The fire building contained several volatile chemicals and was located in a residential neightborhood, prompting authorities to warm local residents to stay away from the incident scene.

Read more about the incident HERE. For more on industrial fires, read “Industrial Fire Attack” and “industrial and Municipal Fire Department Interface.”¬†Read more about hazmat incidents in our hazmat section.

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