Fire Investigators Determine Cause Of Bemus Point Inferno

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BEMUS POINT-Wednesday night’s fire at Ye Hare ‘N Hounds Inn started when an exhaust chimney pipe met a wall according to Chautauqua County Sheriff Joe Gerace. 

“Very unfortunate that this happened at such a landmark restaurant,” said Gerace. “The good thing is that there was no loss of life.”

Bemus Point First Assistant ChiefMike Winne told WNYNewsNow  one of his firefighters  suffered a minor injury while battling the blaze.

“This was a fire that required numerous fire agencies; Fire departments responded to give mutual aid to Bemus Point,” Gerace said.





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