Huge fire breaks out at Clinton and Metcalfe


BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Early Wednesday morning, crews responded to a massive fire at Metcalfe St. near Clinton.

The three alarm fire, which brought firefighters to the scene around 1:30 a.m., began in the loading dock area of a three-story vacant warehouse complex.

“The entire third floor of the warehouse was blown by the time we got here,” Division Chief Paul Graham says.

Damage to the building is estimated at $500,000. A detached building that was part of the complex suffered $300,000 in exposure damage.

No one was injured. Crews are still investigating what started the fire.

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