Eggertsville House Fire.
Amherst Fire Control received a call from the resident reporting smoke coming from a bedroom and stating that everyone was out of the house except for a dog and cat. The Fire Department arrived on location within two minutes and confirmed smoke coming from a 2-1/2 store house. Crews advanced a hose line into the structure to a first floor bedroom and quickly brought the fire under control. The cause remains under investigation. While the dog was accounted for the cat remains missing. The American Red Cross is assisting the residents, 4 adults and 4 children.
NATURE OF INCIDENT: House Fire
DATE & TIME OF INCIDENT: 10/9/19 @ 4:16 PM
ADDRESS OF INCIDENT: 1775 Eggert Road
TOWN: Amherst, NY 14226
INITIAL FIRE DEPARTMENT RESPONDING: Eggertsville Hose Company
OFFICER IN CHARGE OF INCIDENT: Chief Kiel Gentry
OTHER FIRE COMPANIES ASSISTING: Snyder Fire Department and North Bailey Fire Company
OTHER AGENCIES INVOLVED/ASSISTING: Amherst Fire Inspectors, Amherst Police and Twin City Ambulance
DAMAGE ESTIMATES: Structure - $ 70,000
Contents - $ 40,000
Total - $110,000