Days Inn suffers some damage following fire

TOWN OF TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WIVB) — Fire crews quick actions likely saved a Days Inn from going up in flames.

Members of the Brighton Volunteer Fire Department were called to the hotel on Niagara Falls Boulevard around 12:30 p.m. Saturday, after smoke was coming from an occupied room.

We’re told the fire started moving up the building’s columns, heading towards the roof. Crews were able to quickly put it out.

“Initial crews everybody did a great job calling for additional crews based on the amount of smoke coming from the roof line, we kept it out of the roof, no extension and every body did a great job today,” said Brighton Assistant Chief Andrew Hallnan.

The assistant chief says at least four rooms were damaged by smoke. The cause of the fire is under investigation. 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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