Fire Breaks Out At Erie County Fair
There has been a fire at the Erie County Fair tonight.
It has been confirmed that it was at the Weidner's Chicken & Steak BBQ stand. No injuries to people or animals were reported and the fair has said that all gas lines were shut off.
UPDATE: (11:05pm) All gas secure. Six people treated on site; One transported. Site secure per Erie County Fair Facebook.
UPDATE: (10:35pm) Three people treated for smoke inhalation. Two transported; one treated and released at Fair first aid station per Erie County Fair Twitter. Site safe and secure.
UPDATE: (9:53pm) Two people have been taken to EMS for evaluation per Erie County Fair Twitter, investigation into cause continues. Kiddieland will reopen tomorrow.
UPDATE: One person has been taken to EMS for evaluation per Erie County Fair Twitter, investigation into cause continues.
The fire started around 7:55pm and Armor, Orchard Park, Hamburg crews responded. The fair is still open but Kiddieland has been shutdown for the rest of the night as and investigation into the cause of the fire continues.
UPDATE: Armor Fire first to respond. Followed by Scranton, Hamburg, Orchard Park, Big Tree, Lake Shore Fire per Erie County Fair.
A listener sent us this video on Twitter of what he said was a propane tank blowing up.