Fire Investigators Seek Public’s Help in Clarence Firebombing

Modified: April 6, 2016 12:26pm


Buffalo, NY – Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard reports his office is asking for the public’s assistance in gathering any information about a firebombing of a residence on Goodrich Road in the Town of Clarence.

Sheriff’s Office Fire Investigators are looking into the incident which occurred Tuesday, October 6, around 10:30 p.m.  The resident reported a fire bomb was thrown on the dwelling’s front porch igniting furniture.  The residents quickly extinguished the flames preventing them from migrating to the structure.

At this point of the investigation, the Sheriff’s Office has not located any witnesses or developed additional leads in identifying a suspect or an involved vehicle.

The Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone who was in the vicinity of Goodrich Road, between Clarence Center and Brookside roads, on the night of October 6 and observed anything suspicious, or if residents in the area who have home surveillance video recordings to contact Fire Investigator Deputy Scott Kuhlmey at 716.667.5213.