GRAND ISLAND, N.Y. (WKBW) — Two firefighters are recovering from injuries after a fire in the Sandy Beach neighborhood on Grand Island early Tuesday morning.
Crews were dispatched to fight the fire at a home on 3325 Baseline Road around 1:30 a.m. As they battled the flames, one firefighter fell and another was treated for heat exhaustion. The extent of their injuries is unknown at this time.
Grand Island Working Fire: 3325 Baseline Road pic.twitter.com/qYvagtoWoB— FBNY (@FBNY_WNY) September 3, 2019
The Erie County Sheriff's Office determined the fire was caused by improperly stored cleaning supplies. It caused $160,000 in damages to the home, which was unoccupied.