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Six residents escape Dunkirk apartment fire

DUNKIRK -- A Sisson Street apartment building was heavily damaged in a Thanksgiving morning fire, but all six residents escaped unhurt.

Lt. Gary Katta said firefighters eventually removed half the roof.

Katta said the fire remains under investigation, but it's believed an electrical problem may have triggered the blaze.

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Driver issued tickets in separate incidents

KIANTONE -- A Frewsburg man was arrested Thursday following incidents in Kiantone and Jamestown.

Corey Myers, 22, of Dodge Road, was stopped by police a little after 2:30 a.m. Thursday, after police said he was driving erratically along Route 62.

He was charged with driving while intoxicated, failure to stay within lane and inadequate headlights. Myers was issued tickets and is scheduled to appear in the Town of Kiantone Court at a later date.

Police later learned that Myers' vehicle was allegedly involved in a hit-and-run accident on Williams Street in Jamestown. Myers was issued tickets for that, and is scheduled to appear in Jamestown City Court at a later date.

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Deputy charges woman after avoiding collision

JAMESTOWN -- A Jamestown woman was charged with drunken driving early Thursday after police said she nearly collided with a patrol car.

Paige Walter, 22, was charged with failure to yield the right of way, driving while intoxicated. She will appear in Jamestown City Court at a later date.

A Chautauqua County sheriff's deputy said he was eastbound on Fifth Street in Jamestown around 1:30 a.m. and approaching the intersection with Fulton Street, when Walter nearly collided with him. The deputy said he had to brake suddenly to avoid a collision with Walter's vehicle.

Walter was eventually stopped on East Fifth Street and charged.

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Driver in guarded condition after collision with truck

PAVILION -- A Wyoming man remained in guarded condition at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester Friday, three days after he was involved in a two-vehicle crash at Route 63 and Transit Road.

Williams R. Sikes, 43, was injured when he apparently failed to yield at a stop sign and collided with a tractor-trailer Tuesday evening, according to Genesee County sheriff's officials. Rescuers had to free Sikes from his wrecked car. The truck driver was not injured.

The incident occurred three miles from the crash on Route 63 in the Town of Bethany that killed all four members of a Batavia family on Nov. 11.

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