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Crews investigating garage fire in East Amherst that caused $300,000 in damage

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Posted at 1:46 AM, Jun 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-17 02:07:34-04

EAST AMHERST, N.Y. (WKBW) — Investigators are looking into what led to a fire in East Amherst that caused $300,000 in damage, Tuesday night.

Authorities say several neighbors reported a fire at an attached garage on 8135 Clarherst Drive, just after 7:30 p.m.

Crews from multiple departments say the fire extended to the second floor of a home, and were able to put it out just before 8:30 p.m.

Officials say the did $200,000 in damage to the structure and $100,000 to the contents.

The Erie County Sheriff's Fire Investigation Office and the Clarence Fire Inspector are investigating the cause of the fire.