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Buffalo firefighter injured fighting house fire in Riverside neighborhood

Posted at 1:53 AM, Jan 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-21 01:53:45-05

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — A Buffalo firefigter was injured fighting a weekend fire in the Riverside neighborhood.

Firefighters responded to the fire on Royal Street Saturday afternoon.

Three adults and one child made it out safely. They are being assisted by the Red Cross.

City officials said the firefighter suffered wrist injuries. Who the firefighter is, how exactly he or she was injured, or what condition he or she is in was not disclosed.

The fire department estimated that the fire caused more than $100,000 in damage. Its cause remains under investigation.