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Buffalo building continues to collapse after high winds

Posted at 10:48 AM, Dec 26, 2014
and last updated 2015-12-21 10:48:22-05

7 Eyewitness News is at Fillmore and Main Street in Buffalo, the old Kauffman's Bakery building, where first responders say more bricks have fallen from the building, which could suffer further collapse.

Currently the building houses ECS Warehouse Storage Services, which allows customers to store and ship fresh, frozen, seafood, refrigerated or canned foods.

Christmas morning, this was one of two buildings in Buffalo that suffered partial collapses after high winds, the other being on Broadway Avenue. The building on Broadway had to be torn down and a nearby home was evacuated while work was completed.

Other minor damage in Buffalo from the wind on Christmas included broken glass at Seneca and Larkin, a tree that fell and landed on top of a car in Buffalo’s Fruit Belt neighborhood, a billboard that toppled on Northhampton Street and a street sign that fell over at Canalside.

Also in Buffalo, the Artvoice poster of Steve Christie on AM&A's building didn't survive the windstorm. There is a photo of the destroyed sign with this story.

In Lancaster, Babcock Lumber Company on Walden Avenue suffered considerable damage after a roof panels were blown off a building.