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About 10 homes in Grand Island were evacuated early Thursday evening in response to a report of a chlorine leak at the Grand Island Water Treatment Plant, according to a spokesman for the Grand Island Fire Company. Ray Pauley, public information officer for the fire company, said firefighters received a call at 4:19 p.m. from employees at the Baseline Road facility that…

Erie County

When two Lackawanna firefighters told Lillian Carbone to leave her home Thursday, she began to cry. “The smell is getting so bad inside our house,” said Carbone, who lives on Lincoln Avenue, near the fire in Lackawanna that has been burning for days. “I’m scared it’s going to explode or something." "I just hope I don’t lose my house.” The second day of the industr…