(WBEN) Fire destroyed a building at Wilson Energy in Akron. The processing building for agricultural products was fully engulfed when firefighters arrived early Saturday morning. It's considered a total loss.
(WBEN) A Saturday afternoon fire and HAZMAT situation forced the evacuation of a chemical plant in the Town of Tonawanda. Firefighters were sent to FMC on Sawyer Avenue, after a substance ignited, apparently due to a chemical reaction. There were no injuries.
(WBEN) Later this morning, the Cycling the Erie Canal ride begins. A group of more than 500 bicyclists will hit the streets of Buffalo to begin their annual 8-day trek to Albany. The first leg will take the group from Buffalo to Medina today.
(WBEN) Day One at A Taste Of Buffalo was crowded and very warm. Among this year's winners: Landies Candies wins Best Overall Food, for their Chocolate-Dipped Cheesecake ... Best Healthy Option goes to the Riverstone Grill, for their Chicken Brochette ... and Best Comfort Food was the Porchetta Slider Sandwich by Osteria 166. The festival wraps up today, with hours from 11 to 7
(WBEN) Today also marks the start of Canal Fest, which runs for the next eight days in North Tonawanda.