Press Release Structure Fire 6020 Riddle Rd
Issued By: Niagara County Sheriff's Office
Issued On: 03/01/18 4:06 PM
Affected Jurisdictions: Niagara County
Category / Publication: Press Release - General

Royalton, NY - On March 1st, 2018 at 08:32 Hours, the Niagara County Sheriff's Office Dispatch Center received a 911 call reporting a barn fire at 6020 Riddle Road. Niagara County Sheriff's Deputies and the members of the New York State Police responded along with members of the Rapids, Wolcottsville and Terry's Corners Volunteer Fire Companies to find the large two story barn in flames. Multiple nearby outbuildings had also caught fire due to exposure. The fires were subsequently extinguished by the attending fire companies. A horse and donkey were rescued from the barn by the resident, however a number of sheep and chickens housed in the structures were lost. The cause of the fire is unknown at this time. Investigation by the Niagara County Origin and Cause Team is continuing.