Fire Rips Through Buildings on 26th and German

Published 02/03 2014 10:06AM

Updated 02/05 2014 10:15AM

german street fire
german street fire

Erie firefighters are on the scene of a fire at 26th and German Streets. Fire inspector John Widomski says firefighters were pulled out from doing a search because of heavy smoke. Officials believed two were inside but one person has been accounted for. One person, possibly a child, is still unaccounted for. No word on whether or not there was anyone else in the building. Witnesses say firefighters arrived on scene quickly but were met with heavy smoke and fire spreading to several buildings. The Erie County Coroner has been called to the scene.

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