VIDEO: Buffalo New York Fire Department Defensive Operations on Walden Ave Near Genesee St

Video of Buffalo, New York Fire Department defensive operations on Walden Avenue near Genesee.

Buffalo (New York) firefighters responded about 5:00 p.m. Saturday, October 25, 2014 to a fire at 5 Walden Avenue. The fire in the 2½-story wood frame spread to another 2½-story frame at 3 Walden Avenue, and then to 1 Walden Avenue — a wood frame building with outer brick walls.

No injuries were reported.

BC43 was on the scene of a former funeral home building reported to be a Mosque. Engine 21 on arrival reported heavy fire from the first floor extending to the attic.

Fire went through the roof and extended to two exposure buildings. Wall collapse on the 2 side (B-side).

High wind conditions fueled the fire from the time leading up to the fire, and diminished after sunset.

3:54 PM W 23 G 35
4:54 PM SW 17 MPH G 26
5:54 PM SW 18 G 29

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