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.
Multiple Cheektowaga fire companies and City of Buffalo battle stubborn house and multiple garage fires. pic.twitter.com/qIkWJExmak— Lou Chilelli (@louwkbw) April 23, 2019
Genesee St in Cheektowaga shut down between Pine Ridge and Andrews due to on-going firefighting operations on Long Ave pic.twitter.com/9RLGBsnxeR— Cheektowaga Police (@CPDNYInfo) April 23, 2019
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
Fire departments from across Cheektowaga responded to the scene, with help from the Buffalo Fire Department.