There was quite the fire over in the Depew Lancaster area on Monday afternoon. The fire, which erupted right before 4pm was located at 4880 Broadway in Depew.

The fire departments responded and controlled the situation, but big damage to the structure and roof at the location. General Dentistry occupies the building.

Just after 5pm, WNY Fire alerts posted on Facebook: "Fire is Under Control. Crews have Extensive Overhauling"

Thank goodness for our local fire departments, too. Without them, who would come assist in on emergencies and fires? We talk about the importance and the appreciation we have for all of the men and women that take time out of their already busy days to volunteer and serve our communities.

There is a website that you can join in order to find local fire companies that need guys and girls to join. Just type in your zip code and it will tell you a fire company, the contact info and what they are looking for.

For example: Erie County Volunteer Fire in Cheektowaga is looking for these positions to be filled-Firefighter, EMT, Fundraising, Community Education, Department Support, Other.

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