Buffalo Abandoned House Fire Spreads to Homes, Hurts Firefighter

(Fire Buff New York, YouTube)

Three homes damaged in two-alarm fire

Patrick Ryan, WIVB with permission

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB)— Buffalo Fire says a vacant residence in the 500 block of Woodlawn Avenue went up in flames this morning.

The city tells us a call of a two-alarm fire came in before 11 a.m. for an empty residential structure at 517 Woodlawn Avenue.

Buffalo Fire says one firefighter sustained non-life threatening injuries.

We’re told the fire damage at 517 Woodlawn total $100,000 and the cause is not known.

Fire officials say three nearby homes were damaged as a result of the fire. Damages of the three homes total $225,000 in damages.

The Red Cross is assisting 11 adults.

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