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.