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Family seeks shelter after Lockport fire

Posted at 11:21 AM, Aug 18, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-18 22:53:49-04

Just days after a fire destroyed everything Andrew Fusco owned, the Lockport man and his two little girls are looking to rebuild.

On August 13th, Lockport Fire Department responded to a fire at a duplex at 102 Elmwood Avenue. It took two hours for firefighters to knock down the blaze and the two-family house sustained nearly $16,000 in damages.

Investigators are still looking into the cause of the fire.

Fusco, who lived in the upstairs unit of the two-family home, says his lower level neighbor is currently living with family. The Lockport man, a father of two young girls, has nowhere to go and is currently staying in a shelter.

“I only have a few days left here,” Fusco told 7 Eyewitness News.

The family has launched a Go Fund Me Page: to learn more, click here.