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Charges filed in Salamanca fire

By Chris Jamele

Buffalo, NY – A slew of charges have been filed against six youths due to the arson fire that destroyed the former Fancher Furniture Company and other buildings in Salamanca.

Four firefighters were injured in the blaze. The charges include fourth-degree arson, first-degree reckless endangerment, second-degree criminal mischief, second-degree burglary and third-degree assault.

The juveniles range in age from twelve to fifteen. The case will be handled in Family Court in Olean.