Shawnee Rd. reopens after Wheatfiled chimney fire

NORTH TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WIVB) — A chimney fire in the Town of Wheatfield closed off Shawnee Rd. between Hill and Timberlink roads Monday morning.

Officials responded around 4 a.m. after a neighbor reported the fire.

The fire quickly spread through the building’s rooftop on the south side of the home, but officials responded and helped the four occupants get out.

To douse the flames, firefighters made use of a ladder to pour water on the home from the street.

It’s not clear what started this fire, or how much damage it caused.

Shawnee Rd. reopened at 7:20 a.m. 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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