Bidders attend auction at old hospital

Bidders attend auction at old hospital


— THEN DROVE BACK TO VIRGINIA. EVERYTHING MUST GO AT A CLOSED HOSPITAL IN BUFFALO. NEWS 4’S EMILY GUGGENMOS HAS THE DETAILS OF A BIG AUCTION. THE AUCTION IS UNDERWAY AT THE OLD MILLARD FILLMORE GATES HOSPITAL.. AND WITH AROUND 23-HUNDRED ITEMS UP FOR SALE.. IT’S NOT JUST MEDICAL EQUIPMENT PEOPLE ARE AFTER. IT’S A WELL KNOWN HOSPITAL.. ((NATS CASH IN AUCTION VOICE)) WITH ITEMS BEING AUCTIONED OFF BY ONE OF THE MOST WELL KNOWN AUCTIONEERS.. ((I’M HERE FOR THE AUCTION. WHY DID YOU WANT TO COME? I COME TO ALL OF CASH’S AUCTIONS )) CASH CUNNINGHAM PUTS ON HUNDREDS OF AUCTIONS A YEAR.. HE’S BEING DOING IT FOR DECADES.. ((IT’S FUN TO GET UP EVERY MORNING TO DO SOMETHIGN DIFFERENT. TODAY IT’S A HOSPITAL TOMORROW IT MIGHT BE A FACTORY THE NEXT DAY IT MIGHT BE CARS OR TRUCKS)) ((THERE ARE ITEMS FOR SALE ON ALL TEN FLOORS OF THE MILLARD FILLMORE GATES HOSPITAL. ALL THE MONEY RAISED FROM THE AUCTION WILL GO TOWARD THE KALEIDA HEALTH FOUNDATIONS)) AND WHILE THERE ARE PLENTY OF BUISNESSES AFTER MEDICAL EQUIPMENT AND OFFICE FURNITURE.. THERE ARE BIDDERS LOOKING FOR THEIR HOME.. LIKE THESE KITTINGER TABLES.. OR ANY STEALS AND DEALS REALLY.. ((I’M KNOWN AS FIVE DOLLAR FRANK (LAUGHS))) ((WHAT ARE YOU LOOKING FOR TODAY? I HAVE NO IDEA WHATEVER MY EYE GOES FOR)) FOR THE BABCOCK-HILL FAMILY.. TIMES ARE A LITTLE MORE DESPERATE. ((WELL OUR BACK ROOM WAS ON FIRE AND IT BURNT DOWN TO ASHES. IT’S PRETTY SAD AND EVERYTHING WAS COVERED IN SOOT.)) THEY LOST MANY OF THEIR BELONGINGS IN A FIRE ON NOVEMBER 25TH.. AND CAME TO THE AUCTION.. LOOKING TO FILL THEIR NOW EMPTY HOME. ((WE’RE JUST GOING TO TAKE A LOOK AND SEE WHAT THEY’VE GOT MAYBE SOME FURNITURE MAYBE SEE WHAT KIND OF BEDS THEY’VE GOT THE HOSPITAL BEDS ARE GREAT I DONT’ KNOW IF THEY’RE GOING TO HAVE WHAT WE WANT BUT WE’RE MAYBE GOING TO BUY SOME THINGS TO REPLACE WHAT WE’VE LOST.)) AUCTIONEERS EXPECT THE AUCTION TO GO UNTIL AT LEAST 7 O’CLOCK TONIGHT… BUT WILL STAY AS LONG AS IT TAKES TO GET THROUGH ALL THE ITEMS.. A NEW VETERINARY

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