BUFFALO, NY - Smoke clouds were billowing out of the city's Eastside Tuesday evening. 2 On Your Side is learning more about the investigation into the cause of a fire that officials say could have been intentionally set there.
The flames tore apart a warehouse on Howard Street. The owner of the warehouse tells 2 On Your Side that the fire was intentionally started by someone he knows, but that hasn't been confirmed by police.
Officials say a cause is all part of their ongoing investigation.
Also on Tuesday, we're learning that some residents who live near the warehouse weren't allowed to leave their homes. According to some residents, we spoke to they were forced to actually inhale smoke from that fire, while they were still in their homes.