1 Killed in Grand Island Blaze

April 5, 2014 Updated Apr 5, 2014 at 11:08 PM EDT

By WKBW News

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April 5, 2014 Updated Apr 5, 2014 at 11:08 PM EDT

Grand Island, N.Y. (WKBW-TV) One person is dead after a fire on Grand Island Saturday night.

First responders were called to the scene of the fire on Baseline Road, just north of Grand Island Boulevard around 9 p.m.

Officials on scene say one woman was killed in the blaze.

First responders tried to rescue her but the flames were too intense.

Multiple pets were rescued and at least 8 people from 6 apartments have no place to go tonight and are getting help from the Red Cross.

The cause of the fire is under investigation and the victim's name has not yet been released.

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