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Hertel Avenue fire sends three people to the hospital

Posted at 6:27 AM, Aug 05, 2016

Three people were hurt after a fire broke out in a north Buffalo home.

The fire happened around 4:30 a.m. Friday inside of 1769 Hertel Avenue.

Buffalo Fire Division Chief Michael Tuberdyke tells 7 Eyewitness News that two people inside of the home were taken to the hospital for treatment. One of them suffered critical burns to their body.

A firefighter was also taken to the hospital suffering from exhaustion.

The fire caused $100,000 in damages and is under investigation.