Two Dogs Die In Late-night Westfield Fire

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WESTFIELD, NY (WNY News Now) – Two family dogs died during a late-night fire in Westfield on Sunday.

Around 9:30 p.m. the Westfield Fire Department, along with several other agencies for mutual aid, responded to a residential structure fire at 6904 Sherman-Westfield Road.

After extinguishing the fire, the Chautauqua County Fire Investigation Team was requested to determine the fire’s cause and origin.

An investigation found that the fire was accidental in nature and caused by a malfunctioning rechargeable Lithium Ion battery.

No one was injured as a result of the fire; however, two dogs were found to be deceased inside the residence.


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