Jamestown Fire Department Extinguishes Blaze at 114 Stowe Street

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(WNY News Now) – In a swift response, the Jamestown Fire Department managed to quell a blaze that erupted at 114 Stowe Street earlier today at approximately 8:30 am. While the fire has been put out, the investigation of the origins is underway. 

Jamestown – While the fire has been brought under control, an investigation is currently in progress to determine the cause and extent of the damage. Preliminary reports suggest no injuries have been reported so far.

WNY News Now’s Lee Cain Jr. had the opportunity to interview Captain Shawn Tibbitts of the Jamestown Fire Department, who informed WNY News Now that Firefighters were confronted with heavy fire from the rear of the building. They believe that the fire started on the first floor, but the origin is still under investigation.

Captain Tibbitts explained that JPD was aready on the scene handling traffic control when they arrived, and they immediately called for off duty firefighters to respond for backup. They also received assistance from multiple agencies from the City of Jamestown, including the BPU, BPW, and Department of Development.

We will keep you informed as more information is made available.

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