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May 26, 2013

FIRE CALLS: Niagara Falls fire reports published May 25

For the period of May 6 to 19, the Niagara Falls Fire Department responded to 280 calls. The total number of service calls for 2013 to date is 2,404.

 
• FIRE: On May 6, Engine 8 responded to a large brush fire, at 7:36 p.m., at Gill Creek Park. A witness observed three youths that apparently started the fire fleeing the scene. Fire and police investigators are in the process of interviewing these suspects.

 
• FIRE: On May 10, a fully involved car fire, at 3:52 p.m., sent Engine 4 and Truck 1 to the 1800 block of Pierce Avenue. Arson is suspected in this fire, which started in the passenger compartment of a 1998 Pontiac. The fire remains under investigation and damage was estimated at $2,000.

 
• ACCIDENT: On May 11, a two car accident, at 8:46 p.m., required Engine 4 and Engine 3 to go to the 1700 block of Calumet Avenue. Four people were stabilized with cervical collars and backboards before being transported to local hospitals.

 
• FIRE: On May 12, Platoon 3 was sent to the 500 block of 75th Street, at 4:08 p.m., for a chimney fire. A creosote build-up in the flue of a wood burning stove was the cause of the fire. A reminder: fireplace and wood burning stove flues should be regularly inspected and serviced.

 
* FIRE: On May 14, a large fire, at 5:19 p.m., at a junkyard in the 4800 block of Lockport Road required a full assignment from Platoon 4. Crews remained on the scene for five hours battling the blazing wood pallets and junk cars. Investigators believe the fire may have been set by vandals. 
 

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  • • Cops sig BLOTTER: Police reports published April 18

    Police are investigating a theft from a convenience store in the 2600 block of Niagara Street. A clerk told officers that four suspects, two males and two females, entered the store at 5:32 a.m. Wednesday and one of the women brought several items to the counter and paid for them with a New York state benefit card. 

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  • • Cops sig BLOTTER: Police reports published April 17

    A Ransomville man with alcohol-related convictions was charged with felony driving while intoxicated Sunday night, the Niagara County Sheriff's Office said. 

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  • • Cops sig BLOTTER: Police reports published April 16

    A Niagara Falls man told police that he was attacked by two men while walking by himself Monday evening in the 600 block alleyway between 19th and 20th streets. 

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  • • Cops sig BLOTTER: Police reports published April 15

    Lockport police quickly caught up with two teens charged with breaking into a Main Street restaurant early Sunday morning.

     

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  • • Cops sig BLOTTER: Police reports published April 14

    A 54-year-old motorcyclist was flown to Erie County Medical Center by Mercy Flight after he collided with another motorcycle on Hartland Road Saturday afternoon.

     

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  • • Cops sig BLOTTER: Police reports published April 13

    A Lockport man was flown by Mercy Flight to Erie County Medical Center after a car-motorcycle collision on Fisk Road Friday afternoon.

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  • • Cops sig BLOTTER: Police reports published April 12

    Police are investigating a burglary in the 2500 block of 29th Street. An agent with the CSX Railroad Security Department told officers that sometime between April 4 and noon Monday, someone forced open the door to a storage shed on his company’s property.

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  • • Cops sig BLOTTER: Police reports published April 11

    A North Tonawanda couple is accused of stealing textbooks from Niagara County Community College, according to the Sheriff's Office.

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  • • Cops sig BLOTTER: Police reports published April 10

    Falls police are searching for two suspects who approached multiple Seneca Niagara Casino patrons in a series of attempted robberies.

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  • • Cops sig BLOTTER: Police reports published April 9

    Officers are looking into a car break-in in a parking lot in the 700 block of Whirlpool Street. 

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