Fire Crews Battle West Side Blaze

November 5, 2010 Updated Nov 5, 2010 at 5:12 PM EDT

By WKBW Programming

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November 5, 2010 Updated Nov 5, 2010 at 5:12 PM EDT

BUFFALO, NY (WKBW) - Buffalo firefighters responded to a 2-alarm blaze on West Delavan near Grant Street on the city's west side Friday afternoon.

The structure was a total loss and has partially collapsed and a neighboring building suffered some damage from the blaze.

The house was occupied at the time the fire broke out, and Eyewitness News spoke with the person who dialed 9-1-1 and helped to rescue the family from the residence.

Traffic in the area was disrupted as crews worked to put out the fire.