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Crews investigating house fire in Amherst

Posted at 2:18 AM, Jun 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-19 02:18:45-04

AMHERST, N.Y. (WKBW) — Multiple agencies are looking into what caused a house fire in Amherst, Thursday afternoon.

Authorities say a fire started at 79 Garland Drive in the Eggertsville section of Amherst just after 4 p.m.

Crews from North Bailey, Snyder, and Williamsville assisted the Eggertsville Fire Department and were able to put out the fire just before 5 p.m.

Firefighters say the fire caused a total of $170,000 in damage with $100,000 to the structure and $70,000 to the contents.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.