Buffalo fire officials: Fire at Buffalo Grand Hotel was arson

Top Stories

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Buffalo fire officials said Monday that the Buffalo Grand Hotel fire last week was arson.

The fire broke out around 1 a.m. Thursday in the ballroom and kitchen of the hotel

The estimated damage is roughly $3 million. This happened just hours after the hotel’s owner signed papers to make it a Ramada, the owner said. He added that he is trying to get the ballroom fully functional by April or May.

Fire Commissioner William Renaldo said the city is now trying to find who started the fire.

The investigation is ongoing. News 4 will have more information when it’s available.

New on WIVB.com

Copyright 2022 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending Now