Firefighters evaluated after knocking down smoky Buffalo Road fire
OGDEN, N.Y. (WHEC) — "A few" firefighters had to be evaluated after crews from several fire departments knocked down a barn fire at 3900 Buffalo Rd. in Ogden Tuesday afternoon that generated plumes of smoke that were visible for miles.
The Spencerport Fire Chief said investigators believe the fire started at a utility company in the back of the building at around 3 p.m.
Buffalo Road was closed between Manitou Road and Stony Point Road while crews worked to extinguish the massive, two-alarm fire.
SFD transmitted a 2nd Alarm on Box 324 on Buffalo Rd in #OgdenNY for a fire in a commercial building today #roc @mcfw @WestsideNewsNY @FBNY_WNY pic.twitter.com/PinObrnEC9— SpencerportFireDist (@SpencerportFD) April 12, 2022
Buffalo Rd remains closed from Manitou Rd to Stony Point Rd for a structure fire. No injuries reported at this time. The cause is still under investigation. pic.twitter.com/UJrU6fziFi— Town of Ogden Police (@OgdenPoliceNY) April 12, 2022
Fire officials said while there were no civilians hurt, a few firefighters were evaluated due to the heat.
When asked if the building was a total loss, Spencerport Fire District Chief Tom Clark replied simply, "Yeah, she gone."
The fire was declared under control just after 5:15 p.m.
Our First Alert Live Weather Camera at St. Ann’s at 1500 Portland Ave. more than 10 miles away in Rochester was able to pick up the smoke.
One News10NBC viewer was able to see the smoke all the way from Avon, Livingston County.
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Kym Elizabeth posted this on our Facebook page. She says she was able to see the smoke from this fire at 3900 Buffalo Road in Ogden all the way from Avon. Story: https://t.co/yFuBSZK6pZ pic.twitter.com/edHNqeuus9— news10nbc (@news10nbc) April 12, 2022
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