Fire destroys building near Akron ice cream plant

flames fire truck

AKRON, N.Y. (WIVB)- An agricultural products processing building belonging to Wilson Energy LLC is a total loss following a 2-alarm fire early Saturday morning.

The Amherst Fire dept. reports receiving a call from the Perry’s Ice Cream plant that there was a fire in a structure near the plant.

Gary Baehr, Akron Fire Chief,  discovered heavy fire conditions upon arrival to the scene. Baehr requested a second alarm.

The fire was brought under control approximately 2-and-a-half hours later.

The cause is under investigation and no injuries were reported.

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