Fire at storage unit facility in South Amherst

Posted at 1:06 PM, Dec 24, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-24 17:14:21-05

One person was injured as firefighters battled a large blaze a storage unit facility in South Amherst Thursday.

A man was hospitalized with burns to his face and hair.

Fire officials said two men were working on a tractor inside a workshop when the fire started.

The fire broke out around 11:30 a.m. at Elyria South Storage on Leavitt Road.

The fire spread to five offices and six storage units. At least three storage units were heavily damaged by the flames.

Authorities have not said how the fire started but they believe it was accidental.