AMHERST, NY (WKBW/Amherst Fire Control Press Release) - Fire broke out at 1:52 A.M. today, in the apartment building at 4285 Chestnut Ridge Road in Amherst. The residents at apartment 39 D reported a fire in their bedroom.
First responders to the scene said the whole second floor had heavy fire conditions.
Fire was contained, with another second floor apartment sustaining smoke damage. First floor apartments suffered water damage.
The Amherst Fire Department and Amherst Police are still investigating the cause.
Residents displaced by the fire are being taken care of by the Red Cross.
No injuries reported. A pet cat perished in the fire.