NCSO Reports Residential Fire in Lockport

MUNICIPALITY: Town of Lockport
DATE/TIME: 2/25/2021 at 07:56 hours
LOCKPORT – On February 25th, 2021 at 07:56 Hours, the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch Center received a 911 call reporting a fire in one of the apartments at 6732 Akron Road in the Town of Lockport.

Niagara County  Sheriff’s Deputies and Troopers of the New York State Police responded and confirmed an ongoing fire in one of  the basement level apartments.

Following the evacuation of the building’s tenants, the fire was subsequently extinguished by members of the South Lockport, City of  Lockport and Wright’s Corners Fire Companies who had also responded to the scene.

The building’s damage was isolated to the apartment where the fire began, which was unoccupied at the time of the incident. No injuries were reported. The Red Cross was called to assist the tenants affected by the fire. An investigation into the cause of the fire by the Niagara County Origin and Cause Team is underway.