Fire reported in the bedding department of Bed, Bath & Beyond
A fire is reported in the bedding department of Bed, Bath & Beyond, on Veterans Memorial Drive, Batavia.
It's the second call in Town of Batavia's district. Batavia and East Pembroke responding.
UPDATE 4:54 p.m.: The fire was reported out about 10 minutes ago, but there's still heavy smoke showing from the building. The fire hydrants are frozen so tankers have been requested from Batavia, Oakfield and Alexander and possibily other departments. City fire is one scene.
UPDATE 5:58 p.m.: The store has been ventilated. The town's assignment is back in service. Code enforcement is on scene.
UPDATE: 10:55 p.m.: Town of Batavia is still on scene and the fire investigation is ongoing.
any updates if it was a plot to steal goods from the store or ruled as arson ?
No cause has been determined.
Somebody may have dropped a lite cigarette on it.
Smoking in the bedding?