Furloughs Hurt Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station

October 3, 2013 Updated Oct 3, 2013 at 8:18 AM EDT

By Rachel Elzufon

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October 3, 2013 Updated Oct 3, 2013 at 8:18 AM EDT

Niagara Falls, NY (WKBW) - The furloughs put into place because of the government shutdown are hurting hundreds in Western New York, including at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station.

At least 455 people who work at the station have been furloughed.

The 914th Unit has furloughed 275 civilian employees and reservists. 180 employees for the 107th Unit were furloughed as well.

Officials say smaller units at the station face furloughs as well, but those numbers were not readily available.