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Multiple fire departments battle fire at Cascades Plant in Niagara Falls

Posted at 5:12 PM, Nov 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-21 09:49:13-05

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WKBW) — Officials say multiple fire crews battled a fire at the Cascades Plant in Niagara falls Friday.

According to a release, the Niagara Falls Fire Department responded to the fire an was assisted by other departments due to the size of the blaze.

As of 1:30 p.m. Friday officials said the fire was contained.

"Fire crews are containing the fire in the northeast area of the plant and working to prevent a spread to the northern area of the plant. Weather conditions are contributing to some of the difficulties crew are facing," a release states.

In an update Saturday, officials said firefighters cleared the scene around 5:30 a.m. Saturday and cleanup will continue throughout the day.

There has been no information given on the cause of the fire at this time.