Crews Battle Massive Warehouse Fire In Blasdell

August 28, 2014 Updated Aug 28, 2014 at 5:13 PM EDT

By Mitch Simon

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August 28, 2014 Updated Aug 28, 2014 at 5:13 PM EDT

BLASDELL, N.Y. (WKBW) - Fire crews battled a massive warehouse fire on Lake Avenue in Blasdell well into the morning Thursday.

The fire broke out at a plant that makes pallets. Crews faced many challenges as they tried to tame the blaze. The nearest hydrants were nearly one mile away.

Crews performed an emergency demolition on the structure around 6:30 a.m.

An investigation into the cause of the blaze is underway.

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