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Dept. of Environmental Conservation investigating fire at Tonawanda Coke site

Posted at 5:30 AM, Aug 11, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-11 05:45:39-04

TOWN OF TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WKBW) — The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is investigating a fire that broke out at the site of the former Tonawanda Coke plant.

According to a tweet from the DEC, it sent a team of spill responders and EnCon police to look into the fire around 5:00 p.m. Tuesday.

At that point, the DEC said the fire was under control.

There have not been any reports of any injuries, and it's not clear how much damage was done.