VIDEO: Intense Fire/High Winds; Commercial Building Fire on Howard St Near Thomas St, Buffalo, New York

4th Alarm Fire, 463 Howard St, Buffalo, Ny (Firefighterben043).

Buffalo firefighters (New York) responded about 3:00 p.m. Tuesday to a commercial building at 463 Howard Street. Embers from the fire may have started house fires on Metcalfe and Thomas. The fire department response was elevated to a 4th Alarm. Operations went defensive before collapse of the two-story building.

Winds on Tuesday were from the west at about 21 MPH and gusting to near 30 MPH, according to observations at Greater Buffalo International Airport.

No word on any injuries.

VIDEO: Buffalo FD 4th Alarm w/ Relief – 467 Howard St. (Erie County Incidents)

Erie County New York Incidents reports there was an earlier auto fire at the location at 1:45 p.m.

Erie County Rundown Report …
Engines: 32, 3, 35, 1, 22, 21, 25, 28, 2, 31, 4, 23
Ladders: 5, 15, 2, 6, 10, 14, 4, 13, 7, Rescue 1, Hazmat 1
Chiefs: B-43, 42, 46, 44, 47, 55 & B-56 – Multiple Relief crews on scene
Support Staff: F-20, 9, 11, 72, 76, 39, 16x, 51, 65, 62, C-1, multiple CBRNE rigs, MC-1

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Erie County New York Incidents … Buffalo FD 4th Alarm w/ Relief – 467 Howard St

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