Chemical plant fire in Grand Island causes substantial damage

GRAND ISLAND, N.Y. (WIVB)- Crews responded to a fire at IsleChem Business Center on Long Road just before 12:30 p.m. on Saturday.

Smoke was showing upon arrival and Firefighters discovered 3 labs on the second floor fully involved.

A second alarm was called in order to relieve the first firefighters at the scene.

The fire was declared under control at 1:47 p.m.

Grand Island Fire Information Officer Ray Pauley tells News 4 that damages totaled $500,000.

Three firefighters suffered minor injuries. They were treated at the scene.

Cause is under investigation.

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