Blazing Inferno in Gasport

Gasport Fire

September 27, 2013 Updated Jul 9, 2010 at 7:26 AM EDT

By WKBW Programming

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September 27, 2013 Updated Jul 9, 2010 at 7:26 AM EDT

GASPORT, NY ( WKBW ) Several vacant buildings have gone up in flames in the Niagara County community of Gasport. T

he fire reportedly started at a former cold storage facility on West Avenue and spread to two other nearby vacant structures Thursday evening.

Several volunteer fire companies responded to the fire that raged out of control for quite some time. Firefighters had to pump water from the nearby Erie Canal to help put out the flames.

Eyewitness News will have the latest on the cause of the fire when that is determined.