Alleged drunk driver accused of interfering with firefighters

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GRAND ISLAND, N.Y. (WIVB) – A Grand Island resident is accused of interfering with a fire department personnel training on East River Road, Monday night. The woman is also charged with drunk driving.

Erie County Sheriff Tim Howard reports 64-year-old Pamela D. Detig drove up to a Grand Island Fire Department training area that was next door to her residence. She allegedly began yelling, and arguing with the personnel.

Deputies arrived at the scene, and charged Detig with driving while intoxicated. She submitted a breath test that revealed an alleged .15 percent BAC.

Detig’s vehicle was towed from the scene and she was later released to a family member. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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