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Several homes, garages lost in Cheektowaga fire

Posted at 8:17 PM, Apr 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-22 23:32:44-04

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (WKBW) — Several fire departments worked to control a fast spreading fire in Cheektowaga Monday night.

According to the Pine Hill fire chief, a home on Long Avenue was engulfed in flames when crews arrived around 7 pm. Fire also spread to another home and at least three garages in the area of Andrews Avenue and Schoedel Avenue.

The fire chief tells 7 Eyewitness News that there are no injuries reported at this time.

"It's a garage. My kids are safe, that's all that matters," says Carrie Thompson, who lost her garage in the fire.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Fire departments from across Cheektowaga responded to the scene, with help from the Buffalo Fire Department.