Dog dies, firefighter hurt in Cheektowaga fire

Posted at 4:23 PM, Dec 22, 2015

A firefighter was injured and a dog died in a fire Tuesday afternoon at a home in Cheektowaga.

A woman saw thick, black smoke coming from the home on Wellsworth Avenue around 1 p.m. and called 911. Multiple fire departments responded to the scene.

No one was home at the time of the fire except for a pet dog, which was killed. A firefighter suffered minor, unknown injuries and was taken to the hospital.

There's no word on how much damage the fire caused.

A neighbor says the home had recently had a lot of work done but there's no word on what caused the fire.




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