Apartment Fire At Whitney Place Leaves Man Homeless, Another Hosptialized

July 30, 2012 Updated Jul 30, 2012 at 8:31 AM EDT

By WKBW News

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July 30, 2012 Updated Jul 30, 2012 at 8:31 AM EDT

BUFFALO, NY (WKBW) - An apartment fire leaves one man homeless and sends another man to the hospital.

It happened on Whitney Place near Carolina Street on Buffalo's West side around 1:00 AM Monday.

Firefighters contained the flames to a third floor unit. The Red Cross is assisting the people who live there. Another resident was treated for smoke inhalation.

Damage is estimated at 100-thousand dollars and investigators are looking into what caused the fire.