• Erie Co. Blotter.

Clarence - Porch Fire Causes $60,000 In Damages To Apartment Bldg.

On Aug 11th., Amherst Fire Control received a 9-1-1 call at 03:53AM reporting a fire on the exterior of the apartment building located at 4112 Capstone Circle.  


Harris Hill Chief Mike Schreiber arrived on location and reported a first floor wood porch on fire on the twelve unit wood frame apartment building.  


The building was evacuated and the fire quickly extinguished.  


The fire was contained to the exterior of the building with smoke damage to the interior.  


The cause is listed as a carelessly discarded cigarette in the landscape mulch next to the building.

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