Fire breaks out at Erie County Fair

Weidner's chicken stand fire at Erie Co. fair

HAMBURG, NY — Hamburg Police tell 2 On Your Side that a fire started at the Erie County Fair in the Bert Weidner's Steak and Chicken stand.

The fair tweeted that fire began around 7:55 p.m. All propane tanks were secured and all gas was shut off. 

The fire was officially deemed out at about 8:55 p.m.

According to the fair, three people were treated for smoke inhalation. Two individuals were taken to the Erie County Medical Center. Another was treated and released at the fair's first aid station.

An investigation into the cause of the fire has begun.

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