Riley Street Fire

August 24, 2012 Updated Aug 24, 2012 at 8:40 AM EDT

By WKBW News

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August 24, 2012 Updated Aug 24, 2012 at 8:40 AM EDT

BUFFALO, NY (WKBW) - Early this morning firefighters were on the scene as the flames from a house fire grew so intense, firefighters themselves at one point had to evacuate the house.

It started just before 3 A.M. today on Riley Street near Wohlers Avenue on Buffalo's East Side.

The house was vacant and firefighters kept the flames from damaging nearby homes.

Nobody was hurt.

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