Box truck catches fire along the I-290


AMHERST N.Y. (WIVB) – A contractor’s box truck caught fire at an electrical substation along the I-290 late Sunday evening.

The station is located between Sheridan Drive and the Millersport Highway.

Members of the Amherst Fire Department were able to extinguish the fire without incident.

Along with $25,000 in damages to the box truck, a nearby storage container suffered $1,000 in damage.

The cause of the blaze is still under investigation.

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