Evening New Briefing
Written by Dan Fischer on July 20, 2018
Genesee County first responders busy this afternoon at two incidents.
Several volunteer fire companies have responded to a barn fire on Terry Street in Byron.
That blaze was reported shortly after 2 this afternoon.
The fire is now out. The barn described as s small two-story wooden structure, has been destroyed.
A passerby rescued a cat from the building.
Just after 3 this afternoon two cars crashed head-on along Main Road in Pembroke.
Two persons are being taken to the hospital.
Mercy Flight was originally put on alert but later told to stand down.
It’s been a week of bizaire finds for Batavia Police.
Earlier this week, officers found a 4ft long alligator in an abandon building on Lehigh Ave.
Yesterday, what appears to be a human bone was discovered along the Tonawanda Creek.
A citizen found it, notified police.
They says the bone has been there for quite some time.
A search of the immediate area did not turn up any additional bones.
Some parts of Western New York are experiencing drought conditions.
The U.S. Drought Monitor says northern sections of Western New York are in what is termed a “moderate” drought.
Niagara Falls through Orleans County and beyond Rochester have received only 40 percent of the rainfall that they would see in a normal summer.
Minimal rain chances are expected over the next few days, so the drought conditions may worsen.
The Muckdogs sweep their series against the Crosscutters.
Batavia beat Williamsport for the third night in a row.
The final score last night was 13 to 5.
The Muckdogs performance last night set season highs in: runs scored, hits, home runs in a game and biggest margin of victory