Niagara Gazette


December 29, 2012

FIRE CALLS: Niagara Falls fire reports published Dec. 29

— For the period of Dec. 17 to 23, the Niagara Falls Fire Department responded to 111 calls. The total number of service calls for 2012 to date is 6,194.

• FIRE: On Dec. 18, a fire in a vacant house, at 4:39 a.m., in the 200 block of 56th Street sent a full assignment from Platoon 2 to the scene. Firefighters worked for two hours to extinguish the blaze. The fire is considered an arson and remains under investigation. Damage was pegged at $11,000.

• FIRE: On Dec. 18, a fire on the exterior of a house in the 1400 block of 98th Street was responded to, at 8:39 p.m., by Platoon 4. An electrical short in an outlet that was powering Christmas decorations was the cause of the fire and damage is listed at $1,000.

• FIRE: On Dec. 19, Platoon 3 was sent, at 11:52 a.m., to a report of a building fire at a vacant commercial structure in the 1300 block of Military Road. A homeless man had pitched a tent against the rear of the structure and accidentally started it on fire due to careless smoking. Damage to the structure was estimated at $1,000.

• FIRE: On Dec. 20, Engine 3 responded, at 1:52 p.m., to a vehicle fire in the 2900 block of 22nd Street. An electrical malfunction in the engine compartment of a 1999 Chevy truck was the cause of the fire and damage was set at $2,000.

• NOTE: Fireplaces should be kept clean and covered with a screen to keep sparks from jumping out. Only wood should be burned in the fireplace as paper and other materials can escape while burning and ignite nearby items. Never burn any plastic materials. Don’t leave a fire burning unattended and make sure a fire is completely extinguished before leaving the house or going to bed. Have your chimney professionally cleaned once a year.

Text Only | Photo Reprints
Featured Ads
House Ads
AP Video
Gaza Residents Mourn Dead Amid Airstrikes Raw: Deadly Tornado Hits Virginia Campground Ohio State Marching Band Chief Fired After Probe Raw: Big Rig Stuck in Illinois Swamp Cumberbatch Brings 'Penguins' to Comic-Con Raw: Air Algerie Crash Site in Mali Power to Be Restored After Wash. Wildfire Crashed Air Algerie Plane Found in Mali Israel Mulls Ceasefire Amid Gaza Offensive In Case of Fire, Oxygen Masks for Pets Mobile App Gives Tour of Battle of Atlanta Sites Anti-violence Advocate Killed, but Not Silenced. Dempsey: Putin May Light Fire and Lose Control Arizona Prison Chief: Execution Wasn't Botched Calif. Police Investigate Peacock Shooting Death Raw: Protesters, Soldiers Clash in West Bank Police: Doctor Who Shot Gunman 'Saved Lives' 'Modern Family' Star on Gay Athletes Coming Out MN Twins Debut Beer Vending Machine DA: Pa. Doctor Fired Back at Hospital Gunman
House Ads
Night & Day
Twitter News
Follow us on twitter
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Front page