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Multiple animals dead after fires in Niagara County

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Posted at 6:26 AM, Dec 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-02 06:26:26-05

NIAGARA COUNTY, N.Y. (WKBW) — Multiple animals are dead following two fires in Niagara County over the weekend.

Authorities say two goats and a dozen chickens have died after flames ripped through a detached garage on Ward Road in Wheatfield just after 4 o'clock, Saturday morning.

In addition, three cats are believed to have died following a fire at an apartment complex on Ridge Road in Newfane around 4:30, Saturday morning.

The Niagara County Sheriff's Office is investigating both of these fires.