LOCKPORT, N.Y. (WKBW) — Fire investigators in Lockport now say a fire at an apartment was caused by a remote control car battery.
The blaze broke out just before 3:30 Thursday afternoon at an apartment building on the 100 block of West Avenue. Crews were able to get the fire under control within 15 minutes and rescued a dog and a cat from inside.
They determined that a large R/C car battery that was charging on a chair sent the chair up in flames.
Damage totaled about $10,000 and no one was hurt.