Fire today destroys Middleport garage with 2 classic automobiles

Staff Reports Posted 10 March 2021 at 7:34 pm

HARTLAND –  A fire this afternoon on Stone Road in Middleport destroyed a detached garage. All of the contents, including two classic automobiles, were a total loss, the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office reported.

There was a 911 call at 1:58 p.m. reporting the fire at 3829 Stone Rd. Niagara County Sheriff’s deputies and officers of the Village of Middleport Police Department responded and confirmed the single story 2 ½-car garage was engulfed.

The fire was subsequently extinguished by members of Middleport Fire Department. Besides the loss of the garage, a wooden shed that was located adjacent to the garage also suffered fire damage, the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office reported.

No injuries were reported. An investigation into the cause of the fire by the Niagara County Origin and Cause Team is underway.