Submitted by the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office
On May 30, at 3:48 a.m. the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office communications division received a 911 call reporting a residential structure fire in Sanborn. It was reported that an attached garage was on fire and the home was believed to be occupied.
Upon his arrival, Lt. Furey found a fully engulfed garage, with fire spreading toward the home. Patrol made entry into the home and assisted evacuating three adult occupants and their dog without injury.
Pekin and Sanborn fire companies responded and worked to extinguish the fire.
There is no estimate on the damage at this time, and the cause of the fire is being investigated by the Niagara County fire investigation unit.